• 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.