BLOOD RESULTS INTERPRETATION
This course provides an overview of common blood tests carried out in clinical practice with a special focus on general practice. It will provide an overview of the relationship between normal physiology and disease processes. Provides guidance to interpretation of results within clinical context using a case study approach.
Full Blood Count; Haemoglobin and erythrocyte physiology. Patterns in anaemia. Iron studies.
Interpretation of inflammatory markers: ESR,WCC, CRP
Metabolic and Clinical Biochemistry
Hypo and hypernatraemia.
LFT, Albumin, ALT and association to Liver Disease.
Bloods in general practice
Case Study Approach using clinical cases.
***Limited places available
Suitable for nurses, pharmacists, paramedics and other healthcare professionals working in primary care.
The session was more than I expected”
“Delivered at the right level and pace”
“Very good knowledge and perspective of both primary and secondary care”
“ Good mix of theory and interaction”
“Covered a lot very well” “ learnt a lot”
“Answered all questions very well and demonstrated his knowledge “
“ This course has increased my knowledge/awareness/caution on prescribing co-amoxiclav and to avoid unnecessary tests.”
“ I feel more confident looking at blood results as my knowledge has increased”
“Speaker was extremely knowledgeable and pitched well"