Online Education | Pediatric Drug Therapy 2016 - How Much Bleeding is Too Much? When to Think About Disorders of Hemostasis and What to Do About Them
This module explains the physiology of hemostasis and gives recommendations on how to approach different types of bleeding symptoms in children.
Dana Matthews, MD
Director, Clinical Hematology; Chair, Blood Usage Committee, Hematology, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle
Comments from lecture attendees:
"Interesting and easy to understand because of the clear presentation."
"I really appreciated the depth of pathophysiology that Dr. Matthews presented."
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Describe physiology of primary and secondary hemostasis.
- Apply information about type and prevalence of bleeding symptoms to decide which patients warrant testing and possibly referral to hematology.
- Dicuss treatment options for patients with bleeding disorders.
- 1.10 Contact hours
- 1.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level