Blood Results Interpretation in General Practice 24 July 2021 BR2107

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CPD Hours: 6

Who Should Attend: Healthcare professionals working in general practice and community settings.

Pre Requisites: You should have a basic understanding of terminology. It is recommended you attend the introduction to blood results course or have a basic understanding of blood results prior to this session.

Aims

This masterclass aims to prepare clinicians working in primary care and general practice to interpret and review blood results

Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts and terminology for blood tests.

  • Use a case study approach to interpret blood tests

  • Recognise abnormal kidney function results and how to

    adjust medication within the context of individual patients.

  • Develop skills in understanding bloods that require urgent attention: such as : high potassium, low platelets, raised WCC, low sodium and raised inflammatory markers.

  • Identify iron deficiency and treatment regimes

  • Interpretation of bloods for patients on DMARDS and amber level drugs.

  • Consider treatment options and current guidelines for treatment of abnormal TFT, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12.

  • Recognise limitations of practice and when to refer.

 

Accreditation : CPDUK 

This is a zoom session

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