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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.

Course programme

  • Haematology
  • 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.
  • Biochemistry
  • -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
  • Evaluation

Led by

TBA

A67 An introduction to basic haematology and biochemistry investigations

Course summary

This study day provides a firm foundation for understanding essential blood results. An ideal first course or basic review.

Who should attend?

Nurses
Allied Health Professionals

Important notes

Morning and afternoon refreshments provided. All course material, evaluations and certificate of attendance included.

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.


Cost

Course duration Course CPD Full price
(incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 8 hour(s) £185

Discounts

Dates Block size Block
discount
Individual discount
02 Jun 2020 4 10% n/a

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people  
London - Hamilton House 02 Jun 2020

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