Webinar CEexpress 19: Hematology Basics

Number of Credits

1 P.A.C.E.®




Kimberly A Whiter, MS.Ed, BS, MLS(ASCP)
Course Details:

The CBC, or Complete Blood Count, is one of the most common tests performed in the Clinical Laboratory.  The results of this test can completely alter patients’ lives by ruling-out or confirming major conditions and diseases such as anemia, leukemia, and thalassemia.  Understanding how the CBC is determined will help you provide quality results that your clinicians can trust.

This recorded webinar is designed to give you a better understanding of how specimen integrity affects hematology testing; how the analyzer determines the different components of the CBC; and what these results mean to patients.

This Webinar CEexpress course focuses on:

  • Describing how specimen integrity impacts hematology testing.
  • Defining the mechanisms used by hematology analyzers.
  • Interpreting CBC results.

The course links you to an archived version of the webinar slide and audio program, and to available pdf file resources.  Your computer must have audio capabilities to hear the audio portion of the presentation.

You must successfully complete the quiz and submit the course evaluation to receive credit.

Kim is originally from Louisiana and began her Medical Laboratory career as a new BS CLS graduate in 2004.  Her experience includes working in a small hospital laboratory; blood banking in a busy oncology hospital with a high population of sickel cell anemia patients; and performing laboratory tests in an 800+ bed hospital-based / reference lab.

She is currently working full-time as a Medical Laboratory Science instructor at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke VA.  We are privileged to have her present this webinar since she LOVES the laboratory profession and has a passion for sharing the knowledge that MLS professionals play key roles on the healthcare team!

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