$32.00

i 2.00 Hours

Course Overview

The goal of this course is to provide surgical technologists and laboratory professionals in the healthcare setting with accurate information on how bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy is performed, as well as what is contained in the marrow report. 

About the Course Author

Ms. Winsor is the Surgical Technology Program Director at Pima Medical Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. She has an associate degree in Surgical Technology, a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing, and a master's degree in Business Administration (MBA). She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Education. She is a certified surgical technologist (CST) and a certified registered sterile processing technician (CRCST). She has 21 years of experience in the field of surgical technology, in which 10 of those years have been spent teaching in and managing surgical technology programs. She is a subject matter expert with working knowledge in the areas of orthopedics, general, obstetrics, gynecology, plastics, podiatry, sports medicine, neurology, genitourinary, peripheral vascular, ENT, maxillofacial and laparoscopic surgery. Rhiannon Winsor, CST, TS-C, CRCST, MBA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Catherine Swift, MT(ASCP) is the clinical laboratory science editor for Relias Learning. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hastings College and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from North Colorado Medical Center. She has experience working in hospital laboratories, clinic laboratories, and research experience in microbiology as well as clinical research trials involving patients and various drug therapies for osteoporosis, endometriosis and bone density at Creighton University School of Medicine. Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP) has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

  • Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel CE Provider #: 50-290 Clinical Laboratory Personnel will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.
  • Association of Surgical Technologists

    2.75HOURS

    This course is approved for surgical techs from 01/01/2021 to 12/31/2023.

    Review Date: 09/18/2020
  • Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board

    1.00HOURS

    Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board (CEBroker Provider #50-290)


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CST37
  • Hours:

    2.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-09-30
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the technique of bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy; Discuss the anatomy of bone marrow; Explain the potential surgical complications of bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy; List the equipment used for performing bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy, and describe proper specimen preparation and handling. ; List the surgical indications and contraindications for a bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course 
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Bone Marrow Aspiration and/or Biopsy
    Bone Marrow Anatomy
    Preprocedural Workup
    Anesthesia
    Bone Marrow Aspiration
    Special Instruments
    General Equipment
    Surgical Technique
    Bone Marrow Biopsy
    Bone Marrow Harvest for Transplant
    Postprocedural Care
    Proper Specimen Handling
    Slide and Sample Preparation
    Complications
    Special Concerns
    Medical-Legal Pitfalls
    Section 3: Clinical Vignette 
    Case Study
    Section 4: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    References

     

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Clinical Laboratory Personnel; Surgical Technologists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.