The ASH Medical Student Hematology Course Learning Objectives Project is designed to aid course directors in curriculum development and implementation of competencies for second-year medical students. These objectives are only a template and are not all-inclusive, but they may be useful as a guide for your course. In addition, they can be used by students to prepare for the hematology section of the United States Medical Licensing Exam. These objectives may become a foundation for the development of higher learning objectives for hematology fellows.
Stem Cells, Hematopoiesis, and Marrow Failure
Rbc Function and Metabolism
Approach to Anemia
Iron and the Anemia of Chronic Inflammation
Non-Immune Hemolytic Anemia
Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia
Hemoglobinopathies and Thalassemia
Physiology of Stem Cell Transplantation
Fibrin Formation and Regulation of Hemostasis
Tests of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Hemostatic Plug (Platelets)
Hereditary and Acquired Thrombotic Disorders
Inherited Bleeding Disorders
Acquired Bleeding Disorders
Blood Groups and Compatibility Testing
Plasma and Components
Non-Infectious Transfusion Complications
Transfusion Transmitted Disease
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Disorders
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