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Monocytes And Macrophages

 Monocytes and Macrophages (9869-09) Explore monocytes and macrophages and their role in the functioning of the body's innate primary defence mechanism.

Code 9869-09
Level Advanced

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PEP hours: 16
CPS credits: 1.0
Level: Advanced
Course Type: Express
Start Date: Upon registration
Completion: Up to 52 weeks
Delivery: PDF via email
Prerequisites: None
Textbook: N/A
Equipment: Computer with Internet is required
Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the morphological appearance of monocyte.
  • List the general functions of monocytes and macrophages.
  • Outline the development of monocytes and macrophages.
  • List the common surface markers of the developing monocyte series.
  • Describe the hematopoietic growth factors that influence monocyte development.
  • Tabulate the locations of the specific tissue macrophages.
  • List the specific names of tissue macrophages where they have them
  • Describe the unique functions of tissue macrophages where they are important.
  • Describe the role of monocytes as part of innate immunity.
  • Describe the functions of macrophages as phagocyte cells.
  • Outline the role of phagocytes as accessory cells.
  • List the important products that macrophages secrete.
  • Describe the function of macrophages in wound healing and as an anti tumor agent.
  • Describe how macrophages are involved in various infectious and disease processes.
Author/Instructor: John Chapman, FCSMLS, FIMLS, CLSp(H)
Version Date: December 2009