Release Date: Nov 2018
CC: MK, PBL
Maria E. Martinez Yepez, BS, MT(ASCP)
Hematology Supervisor, Orlando VA Medical Center, Orlando, FL
The author of this presentation is an employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs. However the views expressed in this presentation are the author’s personal views. They do not necessarily represent the views of that Department of Veterans Affairs or of the United States Government.
As technologists, we don't always get the opportunity to explore the realm of special coagulation. Questions from nurses or providers can send us into panic as we struggle to recall what a mixing study is or which of the many factors is affected by warfarin therapy. Navigating through the infamous coagulation cascade can be downright daunting. This webcast will review the subtle balance of hemostasis that must exist for good health and the conditions which present when hemostasis is out of balance. Participants will be able to review coagulation test terminology and test selection based on different baseline test result scenarios.
After attending this session, participants will be able to:
Who should attend? Bench Supervisors, Bench Technologists and Technicians, Students