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: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit in the same biennium.
Mary Barnett, BSN, RN, OCN, CRNI
Mary Barnett received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1991 and is a Registered Nurse Practitioner. During her professional training, she was awarded the National Dean's List Certificate of Merit, and is currently listed in the "2006 Who's Who of Executives and Professionals." She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society and the Infusion Nursing Society.
After three years serving as Chemotherapy Nurse Manager in Little Rock, AR, she came to Florida Hospital, Orlando where she serves both as a staff RN in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and as an Oncology Education Specialist. Courses she has taught include ALPN and Med-Surg Review.
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.>
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.
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.
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