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Body Fluid Effusions: Identifying Benign vs Malignant Cells

Body Fluid Effusions: Identifying Benign vs Malignant Cells (794)
This course will delve into the different types of body fluid effusions, their properties, and significance of various WBC cell lines within those effusions. We'll review Mesothelial cells including: benign, atypical, reactive, and malignant cell types, as well as other cells of significance that may be found in effusions. Lastly you will learn to spot the general differences in benign vs. malignant cells.
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Online - Complete Course
Course is available online IMMEDIATELY after purchase
Reading material is presented in a PDF or PowerPoint format
One copy of the reading material can be printed out or saved
Quiz answers are entered online & graded immediately
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Describe 3 types of effusions.
  • Identify the significance of WBCs in effusions.
  • Describe the gross appearance of serous fluids.
  • Discuss Mesothelial cells.
  • List the differences of benign vs malignant cellular features.
  • Identify benign and malignant found in effusions.

Provider #: 50-2256
CE Broker Reporting

We report to CE Broker immediately after course completion, provided that your license number is in your profile prior to course completion.

Course #: 20-599022

P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Approval

Continuing Education Unlimited is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.

Approved   |   511-023-23

California Dept of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services

Our Laboratory courses are accepted by The California Department of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services, when the course also has an ASCLS P.A.C.E. #.

Accrediting Agency #: 0001
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 Donna Rayborn, MT(ASCP)
Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)
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