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Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (806)
Learn about two types of heparin: unfractionated heparin and low-molecular-weight heparin, reviewing their mechanism of action. Clinical assessment of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) is discussed, recalling how and when it occurs. Tests used for diagnosis and alternative treatments will also be discussed.
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Name the two types of heparin and recall the properties of each.
  • Describe the mechanism of action for heparin.
  • Discuss the clinical assessment of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT), recalling how and when it would occur.
  • List the tests used for the diagnosis of HIT.
  • List the alternative treatments for HIT.

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Course #: 20-706784



P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
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Accrediting Agency #: 0001
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Hours
 2.0
Level
 Intermediate
Course Code
 H028
Author
 M. Tomicic, et al.
Profession
 Laboratory
Category
 Hematology
Last Reviewed
 04/01/2022
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