This course will cover the essentials of clinical haematology, clinical assessment, laboratory diagnosis and management of Haematological disorders for Nurses and AHPs working in primary, secondary and tertiary care.
Haemopoiesis: physiology and pathology
Diagnosis and management of red cell disorders
Iron deficiency anaemia
Genetic disorders of haemoglobin: sickle cell anaemia, thalassaemias
Haematological emergencies and management
To provide in depth knowledge about the pathology and pathophysiology of haematological disorders
To read and evaluate laboratory values from routine blood examination and be able to differentiate between pathologies.
To be able to make differential diagnosis based on clinical examination and laboratory values.