CACMLE Hemostasis Courses

157-Online: Normal Hemostasis – Section 1 of “Basic Hemostasis: Principles and Applications”

$36.00

Contact Hours (Points): 3

This self-study course in hemostasis focuses on the laboratory diagnosis of coagulation disorders. Particular emphasis will be placed on the interpretation and correct performance of common laboratory procedures used to assess coagulation status. This section covers Section 1-Normal Hemostasis. Visual aids in the form of diagrams and charts are also included. Case histories will be utilized to illustrate various disorders.

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Normal Hemostasis – Section 1 of “Basic Hemostasis: Principles and Applications”

Self-Study 157 – Basic to Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 3

Written by Michael Sanfelippo, MS

Published 2010. Reviewed 2015.

Online – 157: Course Taken Online: $36.00 BUY NOW

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TABLE of CONTENTS
PART 1 – NORMAL HEMOSTASIS
SECTION 1: THE VASCULAR COMPONENT OF HEMOSTASIS
Endothelial Cell Physiological Mechanisms Important in Hemostasis;Vasoconstriction/Dilatation; Local Control Mechanisms of Vasoconstriction; Neurogenic Mechanisms; Hormonal Influences; Endothelial Cell Surface Interactions; Coagulation Factor Synthesis; Prostaglandin Synthesis
SECTION 2: THE PLATELET COMPONENT OF HEMOSTASIS
Thrombopoiesis; Platelet Anatomy; Platelet Function in Hemostasis; Morphologic Changes with Platelet Adhesion and Aggregation; Platelet Adhesion; Aggregation/Release Reaction of Platelets; Laboratory Testing for Adhesion and Aggregation; Mechanism of Control of Platelet Plug Formation; Prostaglandin Interaction; Cyclic AMP
SECTION 3: THE PLASMA COAGULATION COMPONENT OF HEMOSTASIS
The Factor “Groups”; The Consumable Factors; The Vitamin K Dependent Group; The Contact Factor Groups: XI, XII, High Molecular Weight Kininogen and Prekallikrein; Intrinsic Pathway; Extrinsic Pathway; Common Pathway; Contact System and the Extrinsic Pathway; Regulators of Coagulation; The Fibrinolytic System; Other Actions of Factor XIIa;; The Complement System; Inflammation and Hemostasis; Conclusion
SECTION 4: BASIC COAGULATION SCREENING METHODS
Tests of the Vascular Component of Coagulation (The Bleeding Time Test; Screening Tests of Platelet Function; Platelet Counts; Dade Platelet Function Analyzer ; Test of Platelet Adhesion and Retention); Screening Tests for the Plasma Component of Hemostasis (The Prothrombin Time; The Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (APTT); The Thrombin Time); General Considerations in Coagulation Testing
SECTION 5: QUALITY CONTROL IN THE COAGULATION LABORATORY
Procedural Quality Control; Reagent System Quality Control; Guidelines for Using Test System Quality Control Data; Population Range Control; Sample Calculation of a Reference Range for a Prothrombin Time Procedure

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