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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the Hematology and Medical Oncology Best Practices course, the successful learner will be able to:

Hematology

  • understand red cell disorders;
  • understand both established information and recent clinical advances in coagulopathies, anticoagulant and thrombolytic therapies;
  • understand blood and marrow morphology and hematopathology;
  • understand both established information and recent clinical advances in immunohematology, bone marrow transplantation, and hematopoietic growth factors.

Hematologic Malignancies

  • be familiar with the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of hematologic malignancies;
  • understand the most recent advances in the pharmacology and toxicology of anti-neoplastic drugs; and
  • identify strategies for taking the board examinations.

Oncology

  • understand the epidemiology of malignant diseases and management of the medical complications of malignancy;
  • recognize the latest advances in cancers of the lung, the breast, and the gastrointestinal tract;
  • understand the principles of management of gynecologic and other genito-urinary malignancies;
  • contend with complexity of HIV related malignancies;
  • recognize principles of new developments in biologic therapy of cancer.