Oncology

Introduction to Hematological Malignancies

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Introduction to Hematological Malignancies

Introduction to Hematological Malignancies
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Course Length:

  • 31 topics
  • 48 minutes of seat time

Language:

  • English

Course Features:

  • Audio narration
  • Animations
  • Progress checks
  • Pop quizzes
  • Final assessment

Target Audience:

  • Medical professionals
  • Medical students
  • Pharmaceutical representatives
  • Nurses

Description:

This learning program is designed to introduce you to hematological malignancies. The program begins with a brief review of normal hematopoietic differentiation and then moves on to provide an overview of the main hematological malignancies. You will then learn about the classification, staging, epidemiology, risk factors, and treatment of hematological malignancies. You will also learn about the economic impact of hematological malignancies.

Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to:

  • Define the various hematological malignancies.
  • Recall the classification of hematological malignancies.
  • List the clinical tools for staging hematological malignancies.
  • Describe the epidemiology of hematological malignancies.
  • List the risk factors of hematological malignancies.
  • Outline the treatment options for hematological malignancies.
  • Recall the economic impact of hematological malignancies.
  1. SOUND CHECK
  2. WELCOME
    1. Disclaimer
    2. Introduction
    3. Learning Objectives
  3. HEMATOLOGICAL MALIGNANCIES
    1. Normal Hematopoietic Differentiation
      • Slideshow: Normal hematopoietic differentiation
      • Side note: Digging deeper
    2. Normal Hematopoietic Differentiation (Continued)
      • Popup: Progenitor cells
      • Popup: Precursor cells
      • Popup: Formed elements
    3. Abnormal Hematopoietic Differentiation
      • Animation: Leukemic cell proliferation
    4. Leukemia
      • Slideshow: The 4 types of leukemia
    5. Pop Quiz
    6. Lymphoma
      • Popup: Lymphoma versus leukemia
    7. Lymphoma (Continued)
      • Popup: Hodgkin lymphoma
    8. Pop Quiz
    9. Multiple Myeloma
      • Popup: Malignant plasma cells
    10. Myelodysplastic Syndromes
      • Popup: Myelodysplastic syndromes
    11. Pop Quiz
    12. Classification
      • Popup: 2001 Classification
      • Popup: 2001 Publication and 2008 revision
    13. Clinical Staging
      • Popup: Rai staging system
      • Popup: Binet staging system
      • Popup: Ann Arbor staging system
      • Popup: Durie-Salmon staging system
      • Popup: International staging system
    14. Progress Check
  4. EPIDEMIOLOGY, TREATMENT, AND ECONOMIC IMPACT
    1. Epidemiology
      • Popup: New cases diagnosed worldwide
      • Popup: New cases diagnosed in the United States
      • Popup: Leukemia and lymphoma in the United States
    2. Epidemiology in Childhood
    3. Epidemiology in Childhood (Continued)
    4. Pop Quiz
    5. Risk Factors
      • Popup: Risk factors for leukemia
      • Popup: More risk factors for other hematological malignancies
    6. Pop Quiz
    7. Treatment
      • Popup: Treatment options
      • Side note: Clinical insights
    8. Economic Impact
      • Popup: The wider economic impact of cancer
    9. Progress Check
  5. TEST YOUR ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    1. Summary
    2. Final Assessment
  6. END OF PROGRAM
  7. GLOSSARY
  8. REFERENCES



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