10-hour Combination Course of All 5 Major Florida Specialties, 2015

Author: Various Authors (7 of them)
Publisher: Elsevier
Date Published: for the renewal cycle ending 8/31/2016
Pages: 109
Cover Type: Soft Cover

 

This course satisfies the Florida requirement that licensees earn one contact hour in each of the five major specialties: microbiology, serology/immunology, clinical chemistry, hematology, and immunohematology and blood bank/donor processing.

If you order this quiz through the website, you may complete it online even if you ordered the shipped version. 

This course is designed to satisfy the Florida requirement that licensees earn one contact hour in each of the five major specialties in which they are licensed; however, all course participants may order this course and earn credit for it.

It consists of five chapters from five textbooks (specified below) accompanied by a quiz. Chapters are being reproduced with the publishers' permission.

This course consists of these five parts. Each of these parts is also available separately.

1. Microbiology

Chapter 11: "Principles of Antimicrobial Action and Resistance," pages 153-167 in Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology, Thirteenth Edition, by Patricia M. Tille, PhD, MLS(ASCP); book published by Elsevier in 2014

This course discusses the antimicrobial mechanisms of commonly used antibiotics, as well as the ways in which microbes develop resistance to these antibiotics.

2. Serology/Immunology

Chapter 20: "Allergy," pages 417-435 in Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Eighth Edition, by Abul K. Abdul K. Abbas, MBBS, Andrew H. Litchmen MD,PhD, Shiv Pillai, MBBS, PhD; book published by Elsevier in 2015

Topics include allergic reactions (immediate hypersensitivity), including systemic anaphylaxis, bronchial asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food allergies. The physiologic and immune mechanisms of these conditions are presented as well as a discussion of treatment currently used or being considered.

3. Clinical Chemistry

Chapter 10: "Hemoglobin Metabolism," pages 124-135 and Chapter 11: "Iron Kinetics and Laboratory Assessment" pages 137-146 in Rodak's Hematology: Clinical Principles and Applications, Fifth Edition, by By By Elaine Keohane, PhD, MLS; Larry Smith, PhD, SH(ASCP), HCLD/CC(ABB); and Jeanine Walenga, PhD, MT(ASCP); book published by Elsevier in 2016

Read about hemoglobin structure and biosynthesis; regulation of hemoglobin production; hemoglobin function; several abnormal hemoglobins; iron chemistry and kinetics; dietary iron, bioavailability and demand; and laboratory assessment of body iron status.

4. Hematology

Chapter 24: "Intrinsic Defects Leading to Increased Erythrocyte Destruction," pages 367-390 in Rodak's Hematology: Clinical Principles and Applications, Fifth Edition, by By Elaine Keohane, PhD, MLS; Larry Smith, PhD, SH(ASCP), HCLD/CC(ABB); and Jeanine Walenga, PhD, MT(ASCP); book published by Elsevier in 2016

Read about the nature, pathophysiology, diagnostic laboratory testing, and treatment of intrinsic red blood cell defects that cause premature destruction of red blood cells, including both hereditary and acquired red cell membrane abnormalities and red blood cell enzyme defects.

5. Immunohematology and Blood Bank/Donor Processing

Chapter 26: "Extrinsic Defects Leading to Increased Erythrocyte Destructions – Immune Causes," pages 411-423 in Rodak's Hematology: Clinical Principles and Applications, Fifth Edition, by By Elaine Keohane, PhD, MLS; Larry Smith, PhD, SH(ASCP), HCLD/CC(ABB); and Jeanine Walenga, PhD, MT(ASCP); book published by Elsevier in 2016

Topics include the mechanisms, pathophysiology, laboratory findings and treatment of various types

of autoimmune hemolytic anemias; drug-induced immune hemolytic anemias; and alloimmune hemolytic anemias.

 

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