Acute Myeloid Leukaemia - Introduction, Diagnosis and Management

Offered By

Royal College of Anaesthetists

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Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists describes the pathophysiology, diagnosis and initial management priorities in newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and complications that may require critical care input. It also covers how concurrent AML and its treatment may impact on critical illness.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

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Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

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Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe the cellular pathology and pathophysiology of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

List common presenting symptoms and signs of AML, including acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APML)

Describe the diagnostic process and interpret common investigation findings in AML

Describe the clinical management of the newly diagnosed AML patient

List the treatment options to achieve remission at the various stages of the chemotherapy process

Describe the side-effects of chemotherapeutic drugs commonly used to treat AML