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Introduction to Bloodwork

2 Lessons

About this course

This module will cover basic blood work such as:

  • CBC
  • CMP
  • Thyroid
  • Inflammatory markers: Iron Panel, Homocysteine, Hs-CRP
  • Sex hormones
  • Viral panels such as EBV, HSV, CMV, etc
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Course Structure

Introduction to blood chemistry

Welcome to the introductory lesson on blood chemistry.  In this lesson we will go over some general terms and foundational principles regarding blood work and the role the results play in our health. 

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Understanding CBC

We will cover the following in this workshop:

Understanding Your CBC

  • What is a CBC
  • What are WBC's & RBC's
  • What is a differential white blood count?
  • What should a "normal" result look like?
  • When to check CBC
  • What do abnormal results mean
  • Where can I get a CBC
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