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Continuing Education Credits

Course number 20-563607, approved through 9/1/2020


  • Identify the three sources of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs).
  • Describe the appropriate use of umbilical cord, bone marrow, and peripheral stem cells in the treatment of malignant and nonmalignant disorders.
  • Describe the role of the clinical laboratory in HSC collection, processing, administration, and patient care following transplantation.
  • Recognize complications associated with HSC transplantation and procedures to prevent or minimize them.
  • Support the National Marrow Donor Registry and their "Be the Match" campaign by providing information to the laboratory community and the general public about the importance of HSC transplantation.

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Course Outline

  • Overview and History
      • Overview and History
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cells
      • Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs)
      • Progenitor Cells
      • Important Definitions
  • Sources of Hematopoietic Stem Cells
      • Sources of Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Bone Marrow
      • Sources of Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Peripheral Blood
      • Sources of Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Umbilical Cord Blood
  • Preservation and Infusion of HSCs
      • Preservation and Infusion of HSCs
  • Human Leukocyte Antigen Testing for HSC Transplantation
      • Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLAs) and HSC Transplantation
      • Donor and Recipient Testing of Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLAs)
  • Recruiting and Matching Donors with Patients
      • Finding Donors for Transplant Patients
      • Donor Requirements and Testing
      • Matching Donors with Transplant Recipients
  • Preparing the Patient for Transplant
      • Preparing the Patient for Transplant
  • Hematopoietic Diseases Treatable by HSCs
      • Treatment of Hematologic Diseases by HSC Transplantation
  • Nonhematopoietic Diseases Treated by HSCs
      • HSC Transplants for Nonhematologic Diseases
  • Complications of HSC Transplantation
      • Graft versus Host Disease
      • Graft Failure
      • Relapse
      • Infection
      • Late Effects After HSC Transplantation
      • ABO Incompatibility in HSC Transplants
      • Graft Versus Tumor Effect
  • Acknowledgements
      • Acknowledgements
  • References
      • References
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