CC10 Hematology: Immunity and White Blood Cells
Hours: 1.50
This course is accessible until 1/1/2021

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. Also presented is the morbidity and mortality observed in patients with these disorders.

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  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.

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.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Contact Hours: 1.5, Expires: 1/1/2021

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
(ARSBN)

CE Credits: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
Contact Hours: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 1/1/2021

District of Columbia Board of Nursing (DC BON)

  • Clinical Nurse Midwife
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Anesthetist
(DC BON)

Contact Hours: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Florida Board of Nursing (FBN)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
(FBN)

Contact Hours: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

Georgia Board of Nursing (GBN)

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Professional Nurse
(GBN)

Continuing Education Hours: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

New Mexico Board of Nursing (NMBON)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Nurse Specialist
(NMBON)

Contact Hours: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (WV RN Board)

  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
(WV RN Board)

Contact Hours: 1.5, Category: General, Expires: 6/30/2021

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  • 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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