Online Courses

CC11 Hematology: Maintaining Hemostasis and Immune Function

Price: $25.00 CE: 1.50
This course is accessible until 1/1/2021
This course is also available in one or more course series.

This Maintaining Hemostasis and Immune Function course describes different components of the immune system and factors that play a key role in maintaining hemostasis in the body. Also discussed are clinical and laboratory assessments of the patient with an immune reaction, as well as assessing a patient with hemotologic disorders. Included is a comprehensive look at HIT, DIC, and HIV.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division echelon is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANCC Provider Number P0348

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will understand that:
  1. The blood has multiple structures and complex functions.
  2. The role of red blood cells is critical to patient health.
  3. Disorders of RBCs can manifest as anemia or erythrocytosis.
  4. The role and number of white blood cells (WBCs) has critical impact on patient health.
  5. Disorders of WBCs can manifest as neutropenia or leukocytosis.
  6. An intact immune system is regulated by humoral and cell-mediated immunity and is critical for continued health.
  7. There are several unhealthy states that arise from hematologic disorders; each of these has specific signs, symptoms, and treatment.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

P. Gage Gwyn, Ph.D., APRN-BC, CNS, OCN, FCN

Priscilla "Gage" Gwyn is an adult oncology nurse practitioner at the Ambulatory Infusion Center at AdventHealth in Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital).  Dr. Gwyn received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the SUNY Brockport College of Nursing in New York and her Master of Science in nursing with Adult Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist certficates from Duke University College of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina.  She then received her PhD in Nursing from the Barry University, Division of Nursing, in Miami Shores, Florida.  She has lectured on the care of patients with hematologic malignancies and has initiated, coordinated, and facilitated monthly support groups at several practice locations in Florida.  She is nationally published and is a current member of the Oncology Nursing Society, Society of NeuroOncology, and Greater Orlando Hematology Oncology Physician Extenders.

 

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

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