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Acute Myeloid Leukaemia - Introduction, Diagnosis and Management

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia - Introduction, Diagnosis and Management

Acute Myeloid Leukaemia - Introduction, Diagnosis and Management

Jenny Briggs
Jenny Briggs
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 04 May 2018
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This session describes the pathophysiology, diagnosis and initial management priorities in newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and complications that may require critical care input. It also covers how concurrent AML and its treatment may impact on critical illness.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the cellular pathology and pathophysiology of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)
• List common presenting symptoms and signs of AML, including acute promyelocytic leukaemia (APML)
• Describe the diagnostic process and interpret common investigation findings in AML
• Describe the clinical management of the newly diagnosed AML patient
• List the treatment options to achieve remission at the various stages of the chemotherapy process
• Describe the side-effects of chemotherapeutic drugs commonly used to treat AML
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Jenny Briggs
on behalf of Health Education England

After graduating from Leicester Medical School in 2006, Jenny undertook Foundation Training and subsequently decided to specialize in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, completing an academic Acute Care Common Stem (ACCS) programme and post as an Honorary Education Fellow.

She is involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate education, with particular interests in feedback and supporting trainees in difficulty. She is also interested in mentoring in medical education and is trained as an Egan mentor.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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