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Practical Approach to Hematological Evaluation of Peripheral Blood


January 15 2022


10:00 am - 10:45 am


  • Dr. Allam Shawwa
    Dr. Allam Shawwa

    Dr Allam Shawwa is an associate Professor of Pathology at Dalhousie University and is a Hematopathologist at the Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Centre. Previously was a pathologist at QEH in Charlottetown PEI. Graduated from Jordan University and completed residency training in General Pathology at Dalhousie University. Dr Shawwa’s medical practice involves the diagnosis of lymphoma and leukemia as well as coagulation disorders. Currently he is the Director of the core hematology laboratory at Capital Health. He is actively involved in resident’s teaching and medical education in pathology and hematology


This PowerPoint slide presentation in hematology demonstrating a Practical Approach to Evaluation of Peripheral Blood to Diagnose and identify Disorders of Anemia, white blood cell disorders utilizing peripheral blood smears. The approach to blood disorders in Emergency Hematology is also described.


At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to:

  • Use appropriate resources to adequately prepare for the Cytology section of the RCPSC exam
  • Demonstrate an up-to-date diagnostic knowledge in cytopathology
  • Demonstrate knowledge of quality assurance and improvement principles in cytology

Target Audience


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Medical Expert (the integrating role)