A67 An introduction to basic haematology and biochemistry investigations: Online
This study day provides a firm foundation for understanding essential blood results. An ideal first course for clinicians who are new to blood results interpretation, have an interest or want a basic review.
Who should attend?
Allied Health Professionals
All course material, evaluations and certificate of attendance included.
The course runs from 09:00am- 3:30pm
Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency. Support and practice in the workplace with an experienced facilitator is required to attain competence level.
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Aims / objectives
- Understand the basic principles of haematology, coagulation and clinical biochemistry tests
- Be familiar with appropriate client care relevant to the tests
- Be aware of what factors can interfere with test results.
- Interpret test results, understanding possible pathological implications of abnormal findings.
- Explore the impact of lifestyle factors such as nutrition and drugs on haematology, biochemistry and metabolic investigations
- Apply theory to practice through case study application.
- The full blood count- an overview
- -Red blood cell count/ haemoglobin & anaemia/haematocrit/ platelets/ red cell indices/ESR/
- -White cell count/differential
- -Coagulation tests including prothrombin time, INR and d-dimers
- -Case studies: interpreting the impact of lifestyle factors such as nutrition and drugs on the client's haematology profile.
- -U &E's / eGFR
- -Glucose and HbA1c
- -Cardiac enzymes/lipids
- -Liver function tests
- -Case studies: interpreting the impact of lifestyle factors such as nutrition and drugs on the client's biochemical and metabolic profiles.
- Summary and overview of reading resources and study guide