Bone Marrow Aspiration and/or Biopsy - 249-010-17

Bone Marrow Aspiration and/or Biopsy

by Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD and Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP)
249-010-17
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This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

Trephination is one of the oldest known surgical procedures. Meaning drilling of bone, it was once widely used as a treatment for many medical disorders. Today, the term trephination has been replaced by the term bone marrow aspiration. This procedure is an invaluable diagnostic tool for the evaluation of many hematological disorders. It is also used for diagnosis, staging, and therapeutic monitoring of lymphoproliferative disorders, such as Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, hairy cell leukemia, multiple myeloma, and other myeloproliferative/myelodysplastic disorders. Bone marrow aspiration may also be used to harvest bone marrow from a donor for use in bone marrow transplantation. 

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to provide surgical technologists and laboratory professionals accurate information on how a bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy is performed and how the samples are prepared. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List the surgical indications and contraindications for a bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy
  • Discuss the anatomy of bone marrow
  • Describe the technique of bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy
  • Explain the potential surgical complications of bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy
  • List the equipment used for performing bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy
 
Level of Instruction: Advanced
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including surgical technologists and laboratory professionals.
 
Laboratory professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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OnCourse Learning is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #249).
 
249-010-17 "Bone Marrow Aspiration and/or Biopsy" is approved 05/03/2017 to 05/31/2019.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 10/8/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/28/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Tammy L - Hosuton, TX  ·  Jul 12, 2018
Very good and basic knowledge.
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Maria G - Miami, FL  ·  Jul 07, 2018
Very interesting and complete
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Rise R - Cutler Bay, FL  ·  Jun 28, 2018
great topic with great informational and educational subject mater
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Deborah P - Niceville, FL  ·  Jun 20, 2018
Very good overview of bone marrow biopsy practices and procedures
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Jamal O - Union City, CA  ·  Jun 19, 2018
nice review to my old work in pathology department.
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