• Fact Sheet
  • May 31, 2019

Thrombocytopenia: ITP and HIT/T PLS Course Detail

Overview:

This course reviews the risk factors, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of two types of thrombocytopenia―immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia/thrombosis (HIT/T).

Key Features

  • Patient scenario knowledge applications throughout the course
  • Images and learner interactions that help promote understanding

Objectives

  • Define platelets, thrombocytopenia, immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia/thrombosis (HIT/T).
  •  Describe at-risk populations, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnostic testing and treatment for ITP.
  • Describe at-risk populations, presenting signs and symptoms, diagnostic testing and treatment for HIT/T.


Quick Facts

  • Approved for 0.7 CNE contact hours.
  • Length of course is 43 minutes.
  • Appropriate for clinicians working in the NICU, PICU, ED and medical/surgical units.
  • Part of our Advanced PICU library.

Children's Hospital Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NOTE: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. If you are interested, please check with your organization’s learning staff or contact Patty Kohn to learn more.