DOSYS-751: Hematology & Lymph

Credits 3.0
Academic Level
DO

This course provides the medical student with an interdisciplinary, integrated approach to the basic science and clinical medicine framework for understanding the fundamentals of the hematopoietic and lymphatic systems. The course will introduce students to biochemical, genetic, pathologic, pharmacologic and immunologic considerations as the basis for an approach to the pathophysiology, clinical evaluation and treatment of hematologic disease. Topics include anemia, hemoglobinopathies, benign white blood cell disorders, primary immunodeficiency disorders, hematopoietic neoplasms, hemostasis disorders, platelet disorders, lymphedema, select infectious disease considerations, along with other specialized topics. Familiarity with previously completed coursework in medical school will be assumed.