Course Detail: WELL-9055 - Lab Interpretations: Anemias & Red Blood Cells

Barb Bancroft's approach to interpreting lab tests is a "must hear" for nurses in all areas and nurses at all levels. Each webinar is packed with a number of practical pearls that can be applied to your patients in the hospital, in the primary care facility, or in the ICU. 

List the 6 substrates necessary to make Red Blood Cells.
Genes, iron, B12, folic acid, erythropoietin, thyroid hormone

Correlate each of the above with common clinical conditions. 
Genes-hemoglobinopathies
Iron-iron deficiency anemia
B12-megaloblastic anemia
Erythropoietin-renal disease
Thyroid-hyper- and hypothyroidism

Discuss each of the above with current treatment regimens. 
Hemoglobinopathies-supportive care; bone marrow transplant
Iron-iron treatment regimens; treat underlying causes
B12-B12 replacement; treat underlying causes
Erythropoietin-ESAs 
Thyroid-treatment of hyper- and hypothyroidism

This is a live event. Within 24 hours of the webinar, you will receive an email with a link to the session. All participants require internet access and an email address.

Class notes: Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 2 continuing education contact hours for nurses, nursing home administrators, and respiratory care technicians.

Use discount code SAVE29 when registering for all four webinars in the Lab Interpretation series.

Use the name and address on file with your professional licensing agency when you register. After successfully completing the course, you'll get a certificate of completion by email and can sign in to the KCC Continuing Education site to print your certificate anytime.

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