Online Courses

Hematologic System - Critical Care

Price: $39.00

This course series is accessible until 1/1/2022

Nursing Professionals -- this module includes 3 of our most popular hematology courses: A&P and Red Blood Cells, Maintaining Hemostasis and Immune Function, and White Blood Cells. Learn more about red and white blood cells, different components of the immune system, and factors that play a key role in maintaining hemostasis in the body.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division – echelon® is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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.

NOTE: 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.

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A&P and RBCs (1 CEU)
1. Name the functions of the blood.
2. Sescribe 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.

White Blood Cells (1.5 CEU)
1. Identify the different types of white blood cells (WBCs) and the role they play in the body's immune system.
2. Differentiate between humoral and cell-mediated immunity.
3. Describe the physical findings.
4. List the factors included in the clinical assessment of the patient with an immune reaction.
5. Identify the etiology, pathophysiology, and care issues with neutropenia and leukocytosis.

Maintaining Hemostasis & Immune Function (1.5 CEU)
1. Understand that blood has multiple structures and complex functions.
2. Understand the role of red blood cells is critical to patient health.
3. Understand that disorders of RBC can manifest as anemia or erythrocytosis.
4. Understan the role and number of white blood cells has critical impact on patient health.
5. Understand that disorders of WBC can manifest as neutropenia or leukocytosis.
6. Understand that an intact immune system is regulated by humoral and cell-mediated immunity and is critical for continued health.
7. Understand that there are several unhealthy states that arise from hematologic disorders. Each of these has specific signs, symptoms, and treatment.

CC09 Hematology: A&P and Red Blood Cells

Hours: 1.00
This hematology course for nurses presents a brief overview of the structures and function of the hematologic system and the care and treatment of patients with diseases that arise from various blood disorders. Course content includes components of the blood and their functions, normal and abnormal hematologic conditions, and needed responses in the critical care setting.

CC10 Hematology: Immunity and White Blood Cells

Hours: 1.50
This Hematology course for nurses presents an overview of the components of blood, the different types of white blood cells, and the role they play in the body's immune system. Course content includes discussion on the difference between humoral and cell-mediated immunity, clinical assessment of a patient with an immune reaction, as well as the etiology, pathophysiology, and care issues that occur with neutropenia and leukocytosis.

CC11 Hematology: Maintaining Hemostasis and Immune Function

Hours: 1.50
This 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.