Treating B12 and folate deficiency
Vitamin B12 and 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 falls under the remit of the CQC whereas supplementation 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.
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
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. Please supply your PIN number by submitting the form (Blue Tab) on the payment page BEFORE proceeding to make the payment. *You will not be able to gain access to this course until your PIN has been verified.
( We do not certify or endorse non medical practitioners).
Vitamin B12 injections are being sought more freely and are being introduced into the medical aesthetic practice and often promoted for well-being.