CACMLE Hematology Courses

116-Online: Analysis of Body Fluids

$120.00

Contact Hours (Points): 12

This course presents the pathophysiology of body fluid formation and includes the hematologic testing used for diagnosis and treatment. Serous, synovial, cerebral spinal, seminal and bronchial fluids are covered. The course also includes cell counting and smear preparation techniques, identification of both normal and abnormal cells seen in body fluids, crystal identification in synovial fluids, and methods for sperm motility and morphology.

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Product Description

Analysis of Body Fluids

Self-Study 116 – Basic to Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 12

Written by Jerelyn Walters MT(ASCP)SH

Published 2004. Updated 2014.

Online – 116: Course Taken Online: $120.00 BUY NOW

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION I: CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID

Pathophysiology Fluid Formation and Function; Fluid Formation; Fluid Function; Clinical Testing; Indications

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Traumatic Tap Differentiation; Indications of a Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; Indications of a Traumatic Tap; Meningitis; CNS Malignancy; Cell Counting; Cell Identification; CSF Normal Values

SECTION II: SYNOVIAL FLUID

Pathophysiology Fluid Formation and Function; Clinical Testing; Indication; Collection and Appearance; Cell Counting; Crystal Identification; Cell Identification

SECTION III: SEROUS FLUIDS

Pleural, Peritoneal, Pericardial; Fluid Function and Formation; Pleural Fluid; Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL); Peritoneal Fluid; Peritoneal Dialysate; Peritoneal Lavage; Pericardial Fluid; Transudates and Exudates; Cell Counting; Cell Identification; Mesothelial and Malignant Cell Differentiation; Other Microscopic Findings

SECTION IV: SEMEN ANALYSIS

Specimen Collection; Glossary; Clinical Testing; Criteria for Normal Morphology; Abnormal Morphology; Identification of Other Cellular Elements; Reference Ranges for Semen Analysis; Testing of Plastic Containers for Toxicity; Eosin-Nigrosin Stain

SECTION V: BODY FLUID CELL COUNTS

Specimen Requirements; Manual Cell Counting; Hemacytometer Cell Counts on Body Fluid Specimens; Automated Cell Counting

SECTION VI: PREPARATION OF BODY FLUID SLIDES

Principle; Clinical Significance; Specimen; Materials; Calibration; Quality Control; Procedure

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