CE: Don’t fear the blood smear! Learn how technology can help interpret it for you

Episode 221,   Nov 10, 2023, 05:00 PM

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Program Description: 
This session will summarize the diagnostic power of a Comprehensive Complete Blood Count and how to use new technology tools for efficient results and interpretation support from board-certified specialists. In day-to-day practice, it is easy to overlook hematology basics, particularly the role of a blood smear evaluation. This podcast will review when and why a blood film review should be done, namely to verify your automated CBC results and to assess cell morphology changes. Listeners will learn how easy it is to obtain CBC analysis and a blood smear assessment in minutes by using artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Zoetis! Learn how to gain the most information from your hematology samples and rely on a network of specialists for interpretation and case guidance from Virtual Laboratory by Zoetis.

Program Agenda: 
  • The importance of hematology in everyday practice
  • A closer look at a Comprehensive Complete Blood Count
  • How an AI application makes blood smears simple at the point of care
  • Managing complicated cases using Virtual Laboratory by Zoetis

Learning Objectives: 
  • Define a comprehensive CBC and why it should be part of every patient’s minimum database
  • Understand the benefits and challenges of performing and reviewing a blood smear
  • Learn how to use the Vetscan Imagyst AI Blood Smear application and virtual laboratory technology to practice the highest quality medicine with ease in your practice