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Course description: 

This course is part of the Anatomy and Physiology Review for NMT/RT. This course on hematology presents a brief overview of the anatomical structures of the hematologic system and their functions, including stem cells, red blood cells, platelets, coagulation factors, plasma, and immunoglobulin. Course content includes components of the blood and their functions, normal and abnormal hematologic conditions, and several laboratory procedures and guidelines related to obtaining and processing blood and normal/abnormal level identification.

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Course objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • name the functions of the blood
  • describe the anatomical structures of the hematologic system and their functions¬†including the bone marrow, liver, and spleen
  • identify the cellular components of the hematologic system and their functions, including stem cells, red blood cells, platelets, coagulation factors, plasma, and immunoglobulins
  • list the factors included in the clinical and laboratory assessment of the patient with hematologic disorders and their physical findings
  • describe the physiology of red blood cells and explain the disorders of RBCs
  • identify the factors included in the clinical assessment with the patient who has anemia and explain red blood cells indices found in anemic patients
  • describe the pathophysiology, laboratory findings, and patient management of iron-deficiency anemia
  • describe the pathophysiology, laboratory findings, and patient management of sickle cell anemia
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Echelon

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