IH64 Routine blood results in health and disease
Increase your knowledge and skills in evaluating haematology and biochemistry blood results. This course lays a firm foundation for interpreting the most commonly encountered blood results. It includes an overview of physiology and pathology and gives you the opportunity to apply theory to practice through a variety of case study scenarios and group discussion.
Who should attend?
All registered nurses
Allied health professionals such as pharmacists and paramedics
Aims / objectives
- Gain a greater understanding of physiological principles
- The constituent parts of whole blood.
- The role of red and white blood cells in health and disease.
- Homeostasis of serum urea and electrolytes, and changes in pathological conditions.
- Interpretation of haematological and biochemical samples
- Changes in red blood cell shape and numbers you would find in anaemia.
- Changes in white blood cell structure and numbers found in disease.
- Blood sugar and diabetes.
- Abnormal urea and electrolyte levels.
- Plasma proteins and liver enzyme changes in pathological conditions.
- Blood lipids and cardiac disease.