Clinical Hematology

Course Description

The Clinical Hematology course will cover the diagnosis and management of blood cell disorders, anatomy and physiology of hematopoiesis, routine specialized hematology tests, analysis, classification, and monitoring of blood cell abnormalities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate various hematological procedures and the use of basic equipment essential to working in a Clinical Hematology Laboratory.
  • Discuss differences between Quality control, Quality Assurance, and Continuing Quality Improvement principles as used in the Hematology Laboratory.
  • Categorize various hematology analyses , operational principles of various hematology instruments, and troubleshooting of various instruments.
  • Explain the principles and theories utilized in a variety of problem-solving situations.
  • Differentiate various laboratory test findings with their associated clinical conditions.
  • Identify the various skills necessary to perform blood counts, evaluate blood elements, and report results within the stated limits of accuracy.
  • Describe the various components of blood ,their functions, and roles in various disease states.
  • Know OSHA safety regulations for blood borne pathogens.
  • Define testing suitability standards for Hematology specimens.


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