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Nurse Training - IV Iron

Program Overview

The Nurse Education & Training for IV Iron Infusions in IDA (NET) is an interactive learning program designed by nurses, for nurses, meant to stimulate clinical reflection through the sharing of evidence-based best practices. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate their learning and seek additional support through our ‘ask the expert’ functionality.


This program has been accredited by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and has been through rigorous quality assessment to achieve nationwide recognition. Completing the modules will earn 3 CNA credits towards your continuing professional development.


Program Modules

This program, consisting of 3 modules, has been designed to provide information for nurses on Iron Deficiency (ID) and Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA), including causes/people at risk of, clinical signs & symptoms, common laboratory tests, treatment of ID/IDA, administering Intravenous (IV) Iron, and managing infusion reactions.

  • Module 1: Pathophysiology of ID and IDA

  • Module 2: Treatment Options for IDA

  • Module 3: Administration and Management of IV Iron for IDA


Scientific Planning Committee

Michelle Sholzberg, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC

Toronto, ON (co-chair)

Shamshah Aratia, NP

Toronto, ON (co-chair)

Anne Bialachowski, BN, MS

Hamilton, ON

Wendy Lim, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Hamilton, ON

Alana Bourke, RPhT

Scarborough, ON

Patricia Robitaille, RN, MSc

Longueuil, QC

Noah Ivers, MD, PhD, CCFP

Toronto, ON

Becky Rock, RN

Calgary, AB

Corrina Johnstone, BScN

Regina, SK    


Lindsay Tascona, BScN

Halifax, NS

Andrea Lausman, MD, FRCSC

Toronto, ON

This initiative has been sponsored in part by Pfizer Canada through an educational grant.

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