This course will review the 3 different major cell types found in human blood. You will learn about Red Blood Cells (RBCs) and the common causes for increased and decreased values, White Blood Cells (WBCs) and the common causes for increased and decreased values, and Platelets and the common causes for increased and decreased values.
At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
Recall the composition of Human Blood, discussing the liquid and cellular portions.
Briefly describe the Complete Blood Count (CBC) and what blood components it measures.
Describe a red blood cell (RBC), listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
Describe where white blood cells (WBC) can be found.
List the five different types of WBCs and discuss the reasons for increased or decreased values of each.
Describe the purpose of Platelets, listing the causes for increased or decreased values.
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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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