CACMLE Hematology Courses

227-Online: A Look at Pediatric Leukemia – From the Everyday to the Uncommon


Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

Using a case study approach, this course examines the FAB Classification for morphology and the 2008 WHO Classification system for flow cytometry, molecular, cytogenetics, and risk assessments that are used to diagnose leukemias in a pediatric hospital setting. This course was adapted from a presentation given by the author for the CACMLE Clinical Laboratory Hematology Teleconference Series. The audio component of this course was modified from this presentation and divided into frame specific narrations.

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A Look at Pediatric Leukemia – From the Everyday to the Uncommon

Self-Study 227 – Basic to Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 1.5

Written by Tyler Winkler MLS(ASCP)CM.

Published 2013.

At the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Briefly describe how pediatric leukemia arises, including acquired genetic changes and the multi-hit theory.
  • List the most common pediatric leukemias and explain their associated morphology, flow cytometry, molecular, and cytogenetic test results according to the FAB and WHO.
  • Correlate leukemia diagnosis with risk assessment and general treatment strategy.

Presented in an easy-to-use PowerPoint slide format with corresponding audio, it’s just like being at a live presentation!

Online – 227: Course Taken Online: $20.00 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is NOT downloadable; and is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the Adobe Flash program.

Apple iPad – Purchase for download Photon Flash Player for iPad Flash App or iSwifter Flash App. Launch either of these Apps to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course. Remember to adjust your audio.

~~~ Sorry, you cannot view this course on a Nook or Kindle. ~~~

Here’s what satisfied customers have to say~

“What will stay with me about this course is my association with leukemia and abnormal genetics. I’ve come to appreciate their association and not just looking at a slide and realizing you can’t tell one blast from another.”
~Diane S.

“Well presented. Good pace and interesting.“
~Marian C.

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