CACMLE Hematology Courses

092.2-Online: The Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: A Review and the New

$60.00

Contact Hours (Points): 5

This self-instructional unit is designed to familiarize the learner with the group of diseases now known as the chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms. (MPN). These diseases are considered malignancies generally having a long, fairly smoldering course, lasting years. Each neoplasm will be discussed with major emphasis placed on recognizing the similarities and differences among these clonal hematologic diseases with regard to clinical presentation, morphology of the cells found in the peripheral blood and bone marrow, pathophysiology, differential diagnosis and treatment. Images representing characteristic peripheral blood and bone marrow pictures are included – absolutely great for learning morphology. The course is divided into four major sections:

  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • Primary Myelofibrosis – PMF (Myelofibrosis with Myeloid Metaplasia)
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.

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Product Description

The Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: A Review and the New

Self-Study 092.2 – Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 5

Updated by Keila Poulsen, MLS(ASCP)CM in 2013.

Originally written by Lynn Maedel MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM and Louann W. Lawrence DrPH, CLS(NCA)

Published 2002, Updated 2013.

Upon completion, participants will be able to differentiate the above disorders according to blood picture, clinical characteristics, and disease progression. Please Note: This course was updated in 2013.The exam to this course is unchanged.

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IMPORTANT: This online course is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the latest Adobe Reader program.

Kindle Fire – No additional App download is necessary.

Apple iPad (all versions) / Nook / Kindle – Recommend purchase of a PDF Reader App, such as GoodReader, Cloudreaders, or Stanza by Amazon. Once downloaded, launch this App to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I: POLYCYTHEMIA VERA

Peripheral Blood Picture; Bone Marrow; Special Laboratory Tests; Rule out Other Causes for Erythrocytosis; Relative Polycythemia; A Coagulation Caveat; Disease Treatment and Progression

SECTION II: ESSENTIAL THROMBOCYTHEMIA.

Peripheral Blood Picture; Bone Marrow; Differential Diagnosis; Other Laboratory Tests; Disease Treatment and Progression

SECTION III: PRIMARY MYELOFIBROSIS

Peripheral Blood Picture; Bone Marrow; Differential Diagnosis; Other Laboratory Tests; Disease Treatment and Progression

SECTION IV: CHRONIC MYELOGENOUS LEUKEMIA

Peripheral Blood Picture; Bone Marrow Picture; Transformation to Blast Crisis; Special Laboratory Tests; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment and Prognosis; Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Variants; Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia, not otherwise specified; Mastocytosis; The World Health Organization (WHO) Classification

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