treating vitamin b12 & folate deficiency
This course examines the causes of vitamin B12 deficiency, treatment options medical indications for use and when to refer.
When treating the symptoms of a disease or disorder practitioners are reminded that this is a CQC regulated activity. supplementation however, currently does not.
The Vitamin B12 injections referred to in this course are prescription only medicines and come under the regulation of the MHRA. Prescription only medicines cannot be advertised to the Public
You are required to check with your medical indemnity providers that you are insured to carry out Vitamin B12 injections.
Training for doctors. dentists, registered nurses and pharmacists. Non prescribing pharmacists and nurses must have a prescriber in place or have an arrangement for prescribing in place including face to face consultation and assessment.
Vitamin B12 injections are being sought more freely and are being introduced into the medical aesthetic practice and often promoted for well-being.
A course suitable for practitioners who can produce recent evidence of how to undertake an intra muscular injection. For those who cannot demonstrate this or choose to undertake a refresher, please book on to our face to face course.
We do not certify or endorse non medical practitioners.
This course covers
- Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia
- Treatment options including oral route and diet
- When to refer
- Hydroxocobalamin and cyanocobalamin injections
- Indications & dose
- IM Injections and techniques
- NICE guidelines