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Differential Diagnosis of Common Hematologic Disorders | Part 1 Anemia




Faculty: Lisa Evans, DNP, ACNP-BC
Contact Hours: 1 contact hour of Continuing Education (which includes .25 hours of pharmacology)

1 Contact Hour

90 days of access (renewable)

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The first of a two-part series, this CE offering on hematological disorders is exclusively designed to increase your understanding of various types of anemia. The talk discusses the pathophysiology of blood discrepancies and their relevance to microcytic, macrocytic, and normocytic lab results. With current information that ranges from iron deficiency to anemia of chronic disease, participating in this session will sharpen your skills for forming the most accurate differential diagnosis in even the most complex cases.

The presentation asks the right questions and provides the answers, giving thorough, explicit explanations about sickle cell anemia and other maladies of the blood. Detailed and focused interpretations of physical exam findings and lab tests in patients with blood disorders are also included to advance your clinical practice skills.

By the end of this session, you will be able to address the following topics:

  • Know the signs and symptoms of each distinct anemias (e.g., polycythemia or hemochromatosis)
  • How to classify anemia by cell morphology
  • The development of patient care plans for hematologic disorders

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  5. PowerPoint handouts are available for every lecture under “Materials.” We strongly recommend that you download and print each lecture’s handout so that you may highlight and take notes as you view each video. 
  6. Please note that there is information covered in the video lectures that will not be on the handouts, so you must watch the video in its entirety. It is very important to spend time studying all PowerPoint handouts and to watch all course lecture(s) before attempting to take the required quiz.
  7. Each quiz includes 5 items to complete in 10 minutes. Participants have a maximum of 3 attempts to pass each exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  8. After successful completion of the quiz, participants must complete a Course Evaluation.
  9. Upon submission of the Course Evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will appear for you to print and/or save in PDF format. We strongly recommend that you print or save the certificate immediately, as your certificate will not be stored in your account indefinitely.

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