Online Courses

Hematologic System - Critical Care

Price: $39.00

This course series is accessible until 3/1/2024

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.

ANCC Accredited Organization

This course reports to CE Broker

This hematology course will assist the healthcare provider in their understanding and proficiency in:

A&P and RBCs (1 CEU)

  1. Naming the functions of the blood and identifying the cellular components of the hematologic system and their functions, including stem cells, red blood cells, platelets, coagulation factors, plasma, and immunoglobulins.
  2. Describing the anatomical structures of the hematologic system and their functions, including the bone marrow, liver, and spleen.
  3. Listing the factors included in the clinical and laboratory assessment of the patient with hematologic disorders and their physical findings.
  4. Describing the physiology of red blood cells and explaining the disorders of RBCs.
  5. Identifying the factors included in the clinical assessment with the patient who has anemia and explaining red blood cells indices found in anemic patients; and describing the pathophysiology, laboratory findings, and patient management of iron-deficiency anemia.
  6. Describing the pathophysiology, laboratory findings, and patient management of sickle cell anemia.

White Blood Cells (1.5 CEU)

  1. Identifying the different types of white blood cells (WBCs) and the role they play in the body's immune system.
  2. Differentiating between humoral and cell-mediated immunity.
  3. Describing the physical findings and listing the factors included in the clinical assessment of the patient with an immune reaction.
  4. Identifying the etiology, pathophysiology, and care issues with neutropenia and leukocytosis.

Maintaining Hemostasis & Immune Function (1.5 CEU)

  1. Describing different components of the immune system and the physical findings and listing the factors included in the clinical assessment of the patient with an immune reaction.
  2. Describing the clinical presentation, laboratory findings, and patient management issues in the patient with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thrombocytopenia, and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).
  3. Explaining the coagulation mechanism and the fibrinolytic process and the role it plays in maintaining hemostasis.
  4. Describing the factors included in the clinical and laboratory assessment of the patient with hematologic disorders, thrombocytopenia, and their physical findings.
  5. Explaining the pathophysiologic processes resulting in disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) and the clinical presentation, laboratory findings, and patient management issues in the patient with DIC.
  6. Listing the laboratory results in a complete electrolyte and metabolic panel and explain their clinical significance.

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: 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.