The goal of this course is to provide surgical technologists and laboratory professionals in the healthcare setting with accurate information on how bone marrow aspiration and/or biopsy is performed, as well as what is contained in the marrow report.
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
Relias LLC is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.
This course is approved for surgical techs from 01/01/2021 to 12/31/2023.
Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners - Clinical Laboratory Personnel (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Bone Marrow Aspiration and/or Biopsy
Bone Marrow Anatomy
Bone Marrow Aspiration
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bone Marrow Harvest for Transplant
Proper Specimen Handling
Slide and Sample Preparation
Section 3: Clinical Vignette
Section 4: Conclusion
Catherine Swift, MT(ASCP) is the clinical laboratory science editor for Relias Learning. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hastings College and a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from North Colorado Medical Center. She has experience working in hospital laboratories, clinic laboratories, and research experience in microbiology as well as clinical research trials involving patients and various drug therapies for osteoporosis, endometriosis and bone density at Creighton University School of Medicine. Disclosure: Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP) has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.Expert Reviewer: Rhiannon Winsor, Ed.D, MBA, CST, CRCST
Rhiannon Winsor is a subject matter expert in the field of surgical technology and higher education. She has an associate degree in Surgical Technology, a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing, a master's degree in Business Administration (MBA), and a doctorate in Education with an emphasis in teaching and learning in higher education. She is a certified surgical technologist (CST) and a certified registered sterile processing technician (CRCST). She has 24 years of experience in the field of surgical technology, in which 12 of those years have been spent teaching in and managing surgical technology programs. She has working knowledge in the areas of orthopedics, general, obstetrics, gynecology, plastics, podiatry, sports medicine, neurology, genitourinary, peripheral vascular, ENT, maxillofacial and laparoscopic surgery. Disclosure: Rhiannon Winsor, Ed.D, MBA, CST, CRCST has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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