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Course: Nuclear Medicine

Module: NMT/RT Part 4: Anatomy & Physiology - Hematology

Module Description:
Audience: Nuclear Medicine Technologists and Radiologic Technologists
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.

This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.

Note: Do not take this course if you have already completed 'Anatomy and Physiology for NMT/RT: Part 4 - Hematology'

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this program, the health care professional will be able to:
1. Name the functions of the blood.
2. Describe the anatomical structures of the hematologic system and their functions, including the bone marrow, liver, and spleen.
3. Identify the cellular components of the hematological system and their functions, including stem cells, red blood cells, platelets, coagulation factors, plasma, and immunoglobulins.
4. List the factors included in the clinical and laboratory assessment of the patient with hematologic disorders and their physical findings.
5. Describe the physiology of red blood cells and explain the disorders of RBCs.
6. Identify the factors included in the clinical assessment with the patient who has 7. Describe the pathophysiology, laboratory findings, and patient management of iron-deficiency anemia.
8. Describe the pathophysiology, laboratory findings, and patient management of sickle cell anemia.

Author: echelon® Online Education
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Sponsor and/or Accreditation: American Society of Radiologic Technologists Category A+
Credits: 1.00
Price: $20.00
Module Expiration Date:
8/19/2019: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months


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