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PulsePlus – Haematology (3 CPD hours)

This PulsePlus covers haematology, including patients with anaemia and those who bruise easily, diagnosing haematological malignancies and interpreting lab results.

Learning objectives

This module will improve your knowledge of haematological disorders and their management:

  • Treating patients with anaemia
  • Recognising the symptoms and signs of a haematological malignancy
  • When to refer for a suspected haematological malignancy
  • Investigating the easily bruised patient
  • Interpreting abnormal haematological lab results

Key questions on anaemia:

Dr Eric Watts is a consultant haematologist and clinical director for clinical sciences, pathology, pharmacology and radiology at Basildon and Thurrock General Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Pam Brown in a GP in Swansea

Diagnosing a haematological malignancy:

Dr Emma Morris is a consultant haematologist and reader in immunology at UCL Medical School, London

Dr Ben Uttenthal is a specialist registrar in haematology and clinical research fellow in immunology at UCL Medical School, London

The easily bruised patient:

Dr Julia Anderson is a consultant haematologist at the South East Scotland Comprehensive Care Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Haematology lab test update:

Dr John Rhys is a chemical pathologist at the Hywel Dda Health Board in Carmarthen

Dr Jane Richards is a chemical pathologist at the Belfast City Hospital

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