Week 11: Hematologic Disorders (Med-Surg 2019)

Illustration of red blood cells.

This lecture tackles the complex system of how new blood cells are created and distributed throughout the body, and the various ways in which hematologic disorders may disrupt that process. Understanding the physiology will help you to identify the best nursing interventions when caring for a patient with a hematologic disorder.

Week 11 begins on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Discuss major 'cytopenias'.
  2. Describe hematologic malignancies.
  3. Identify appropriate nursing interventions when caring for a patient with a hematologic disorder.
Course summary
Available: 
11/01/2018
Expires: 
04/18/2020

Lenise Taylor, RN, MN, AOCNS, BMTCN
Hematologic Malignancies Clinical Nurse Specialist, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA

Available Credit

Activity Availability

Available: 
11/01/2018
Expires: 
04/18/2020
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