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A92 Blood results: long term conditions & chronic disease management

Course summary

An engaging, informative and interactive course delivered by a highly experienced trainer, it addresses blood results specific to long term and chronic diseases.

Who should attend?

Allied Health Professionals
Practice nurses
Matrons
Community nurses
Mental Health Nurses
Care Home Nursing Staff

Cost

Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) POA


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Aims / objectives

  • Relate common blood tests to long term conditions
  • Connect common blood tests to chronic disease management
  • Link common tests together that underpin systems (such as associating Urea & Electrolytes (U&Es) with an Full Blood Count (FBC) for renal anaemia)
  • Develop stories to help describe some common tests, like C Reactive Protein (CPR) being a fire alarm.
  • Reflect on the day.

Course programme

  • Case study to explore why bloods are requested and which are significant.
  • What is a reference range: How far out of the range can we go?
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Urea & Electrolytes
  • Full Blood Count
  • How do long term conditions affect blood results
  • How do chronic diseases affect blood results
  • Diabetes monitoring
  • Effect of smoking and lifestyle on common blood tests, such as cholesterol.

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TBA