Acute Myeloid Leukaemia – Complications and Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

This micro skills course describes the complications of AML and its treatment, which may require critical care input. It also covers how concurrent haematopoietic stem cell transplant and chemotherapy treatment may impact critical illness.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. State how acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and its treatment may result in critical illness
  3. Describe the management of acute oncological emergencies
  4. Describe the effect of the complications of AML on the physiology of the critically-ill patient
  5. Describe the complications of chemotherapy and haematopoietic stem cell transplant that are relevant to the critical care doctor
  6. Identify long-term complications that may arise from AML and its treatment

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.