Online Courses

NMT/RT Part 4: Hematology Anatomy & Physiology

Price: $8.00 CE: 1.00
This course is accessible until 9/30/2024

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 content is supported by 6 additional anatomy and physiology courses for NMT/RT: Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Neurology, Pulmonary, and Renal.

NOTE for Imaging: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium. You must be licensed in the state of Florida to report an activity that is only approved by the state. If this activity is also approved by an organization that ARRT has approved to evaluate CE, select that organization’s name, as opposed to the state licensing agency name.

This course reports to CE Broker
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant 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 anemia and explain red blood cells indices found in anemic patients.
  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.

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 certificates 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.

Revisioning Author: Lynette Woide, MSN, RN

Lynette Woide received her diploma of nursing from Fairview General Hospital School of Nursing.  She furthered her studies and obtained her BSN and MSN from the University of Phoenix.  Her professional career has focused on oncology. Lynette lives in Central Florida and now focuses her time working for echelon.

Disclosures

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

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CE Credits: 1.00, Category: END1341 = A ARRT, Expires: 9/30/2024
CE Credits: 1.00, Category: FLDOH-BRC = 00-Technical Approved, Expires: 9/30/2024

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

  • View all modules and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation.

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