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Understanding Components of the CBC

Understanding Components of the CBC (810)
This Basic Level course recalls the composition of human blood, discussing both the liquid and cellular portions. It discusses each component of a Complete Blood Count (CBC), stating the normal values, as well as causes of increased and decreased values for the total red blood cell count (RBC), RBC indices, WBCs, and Platelets. It also briefly discusses automated and manual differentials.
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Recall the composition of Human Blood, discussing the liquid and cellular portions.
  • List each component of a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and how the test is performed.
  • State the normal values for a total red blood cell count (RBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  • List the RBC indices included in a CBC and recall the causes of increased and decreased values of each.
  • State the normal values for a total white blood cell count (WBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  • List the five different types of WBCs and discuss the reasons for increased or decreased values of each.
  • State the normal values for Platelets, listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
  • Discuss automated and manual differentials.

Provider #: 50-2256
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Course #: 20-484461



P.A.C.E Provider #: 511
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Continuing Education Unlimited is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.

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California Dept of Public Health, Laboratory Field Services

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Hours
 4.0
Level
 Basic
Course Code
 H020
Author
 Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)
Profession
 Laboratory
Category
 Hematology
Last Reviewed
 04/01/2022
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