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