Understanding Each Component of the CBC (by 4CEUINC)

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Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)

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COURSE LEVEL: Basic

Learn about each component of the CBC.

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL REVIEW:

  1. The composition of Human Blood, discussing the liquid and cellular portions.
  2. Each component of a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and how the test is performed.
  3. The normal values for a total red blood cell count (RBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  4. The RBC indicies included in a CBC and recall the causes of increased and decreased values of each.
  5. The normal values for a total white blood cell count (WBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  6. The five different types of WBCs and discuss the reasons for increased or decreased values of each.
  7. The normal values for Platelets, listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  8. Automated and manual differentials.

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Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credit Hour(s): 4 hour(s)
Course number 511-617-17, approved through 6/30/2019
P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (CEU Unlimited): 4 hour(s)
Course number 511-617-17, approved through 6/30/2019
Course number 20-393795, approved through 6/30/2019

Objectives

  • 1. Recall the composition of Human Blood, discussing the liquid and cellular portions.
  • 2. List each component of a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and how the test is performed.
  • 3. State the normal values for a total red blood cell count (RBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  • 4. List the RBC indicies included in a CBC and recall the causes of increased and decreased values of each.
  • 5. State the normal values for a total white blood cell count (WBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  • 6. List the five different types of WBCs and discuss the reasons for increased or decreased values of each.
  • 7. State the normal values for Platelets, listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  • 8. Discuss automated and manual differentials.

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Course Outline

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  • H020 - Understanding Each Component of the CBC
      • PDF Page 1 - Understanding the CBC Cover
      • PDF Page 2 - CBC Objectives
      • PDF Page 3 - Quiz Page 1
      • PDF Page 4 - Quiz Page 2
      • PDF Page 5 - Quiz Page 3
      • PDF Page 6 - Blank Page
      • PDF Page 7 - Table of Contents
      • PDF Page 8 - Table of Contents
      • PDF Page 9 - Table of Contents
      • PDF Page 10 - Blank Page
      • PDF Page 11 - Composition of Blood
      • PDF Page 12 - Color of Blood
      • PDF Page 13 - Plasma Composition
      • PDF Page 14 - Hematopoiesis Chart
      • PDF Page 15 - Cell Chart
      • PDF Page 16 - Cells
      • PDF Page 17 - Cells
      • PDF Page 18 - Complete Blood Count (CBC)
      • PDF Page 19 - General Components of the CBC
      • PDF Page 20 - About RBC Cell Counts
      • PDF Page 21 - Causes & Symptoms of Low RBC Counts
      • PDF Page 22 - Causes & Symptoms of Elevated RBC Counts
      • PDF Page 23 - Causes & Symptoms of Elevated RBC Counts
      • PDF Page 24 - Hemoglobin
      • PDF Page 25 - Decreased & Elevated Hemoglobin Values
      • PDF Page 26 - Hematocrit
      • PDF Page 27 - Manual Hematocrit
      • PDF Page 28 - Common Interfering Factors of Hematocrits
      • PDF Page 29 - Decreased & Increased Hematocrit Values
      • PDF Page 30 - MCV
      • PDF Page 31 - MCV
      • PDF Page 32 - MCH
      • PDF Page 33 - MCHC
      • PDF Page 34 - Types of Anemia
      • PDF Page 35 - RDW
      • PDF Page 36 - Disease States That Can Affect The RDW
      • PDF Page 37 - White Blood Cells (WBCs)
      • PDF Page 38 - Total WBCs
      • PDF Page 39 - Low WBC Count
      • PDF Page 40 - Elevated WBC Count
      • PDF Page 41 - Benign Syndromes Causing Leukocytosis
      • PDF Page 42 - Malignancy As A Cause of Leukocytosis
      • PDF Page 43 - Malignancy As A Cause of Leukocytosis
      • PDF Page 44 - Neutrophils
      • PDF Page 45 - Neutrophils
      • PDF Page 46 - Eosinophils
      • PDF Page 47 - Eosinophils
      • PDF Page 48 - Basophils
      • PDF Page 49 - Lymphocytes
      • PDF Page 50 - Lymphocytes
      • PDF Page 51 - Lymphocyte Morphology
      • PDF Page 52 - Decreased & Increased Lymphocyte Counts
      • PDF Page 53 - B Cells & T Cells
      • PDF Page 54 - Natural Killer Cells & Plasma Cells
      • PDF Page 55 - Monocytes
      • PDF Page 56 - Monocyte Subpopulations, Decreased & Increased Mono Counts
      • PDF Page 57 - Macrophages
      • PDF Page 58 - Platelets
      • PDF Page 59 - Platelet Structure
      • PDF Page 60 - Scanning A Peripheral Smear
      • PDF Page 61 - Platelet Satellitism & Platelet Clumping
      • PDF Page 62 - Signs, Symptoms, & Treatment of Thrombocytopenia
      • PDF Page 63 - Signs, Symptoms, & Treatment of Thrombocytosis
      • PDF Page 64 - MPV
      • PDF Page 65 - Platelet Distribution Width (PDW)
      • PDF Page 66 - Manual WBC Differential
      • PDF Page 67 - Automated WBC Differential

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This Basic Level course is intended for Technicians, Technologists, Lab Supervisors, Lab Directors, Pathologists, or anyone performing a Complete Blood Count.

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