You Will Learn
1-Describe the physiology of blood cell development and bone marrow function
2-Discuss the interpretation and alterations of hemoglobin, hematocrit, and various red blood cell indices in the evaluation of macrocytic, microcytic, and normochromic/normocytic anemias
3-Name the different types of leukocytes and describe their primary functions
4-Interpret alterations in the white blood cell count, differential, and CD4 lymphocyte count in acute bacterial infections, parasitic infections, and human immunodeficiency virus infection
5- Identify potential causes of
neutrophilia Renal Chemistry
6- Describe clinical situations where blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinine are elevated
7- Describe the evolving role of cystatin C in estimating glomerular filtration rate
8- Understand the classification of chronic kidney disease, glomerular filtration rate categories, and albuminuria as predictors of disease Urinalysis
9-Discuss the various components assessed by macroscopic, microscopic, and chemical analysis of the urine
10- Describe the role of commonly obtained urinary electrolytes and the fractional excretion of sodium in the diagnostic process ELECTROLYTES, OTHER MINERALS, AND TRACE ELEMENT
11-Describe the homeostatic mechanisms involved in sodium and water balance, hyponatremia, and hypernatremia
12- Describe the physiology of intracellular and extracellular potassium regulation as well as the signs and symptoms of hypokalemia and hyperkalemia
13- List common causes of serum chloride abnormalities
14-List common conditions resulting in serum magnesium abnormalities and describe signs and symptoms of hypomagnesemia and hypermagnesemia
15-Interpret the results of laboratory tests used to assess sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, HEMATOLOGY: BLOOD COAGULATION TESTS
16-List the laboratory tests used to assess platelets and discuss factors that may influence their results
17- List the laboratory tests used to assess coagulation and explain their use in evaluating anticoagulant therapy.
Detailed lab values
Upon completion of the “Lab Value Interpertation" course and successfully passing the exam, you will get a certificate approved by the Arab Pharmacists Federation.
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