The CBC: Part 1 - The Red Blood Cell + Anemia

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In This Course:

You will be able to catch and identify anemia, hidden anemia, & sub-clinical anemias by learning to interpret the Red Blood Cell values on a CBC Blood Test (Complete Blood Count).

Course Length: 

5 hrs 30 min

Course Overview:

Introduction to the CBC

  • The Importance of a CBC
  • The RBC + Anemia
  • Rundown of the RBC Values

How to Quickly Scan the RBC's for Anemia

  • Overview to Quickly Identify an Anemia

In Depth: RBC, HGB, HCT

  • RBC Breakdown
  • Hemoglobin Breakdown
  • Hematocrit Breakdown
  • Hidden Anemia: RBC, HBG, HCT

In Depth: MCV, MCH, MCHC

  • MCV Breakdown
  • MCH + MCHC Breakdown
  • Using MC Values to Determine Type of Anemia
  • Microcytic Anemia
  • Macrocytic Anemia

In Depth: RDW

  • RDW Breakdown

Further Investigation: Other Lab Tests to Run

  • Iron Panel: Serum Iron, Ferritin, TIBC, Iron Saturation
  • Reticulocyte Count
  • B Vitamin Markers: Homocysteine + Methyl Malonic Acid

Real World Example

  • Quick Review
  • Our High Performance Values
  • Natalie's Anemia: Megabalostic Macrocytic Anemia

Special Topics

  • Low Stomach Acid
  • Physical Signs of Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Genetic and Chronic Health Related Anemias
  • B Vitamins: Injections, IV's, and Cofactor Anemias

Review of Lab Tests to Order

  • Lab Tests to Order