This program is available until February 5, 2022 Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.
Live Program Date: February 5, 2019 Master Program Number: 18EL-362
Educational Track: Technical/Clinical Topic: Transfusion Medicine (Hemovigilance) Intended Audience: Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Medical Directors, Nurses, Physicians, Residents/Fellow, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Transfusion Safety Officer Teaching Level: Basic to Advanced
Director: Srijana Rajbhandary, BDS, MPH, Research and Data Analyst, AABB, Bethesda, MD Moderator: Chester Andrzejewski, MD,PhD, FCAP, Medical Director, System Transfusion Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA Speakers: Chester Andrzejewski, MD, PhD, FCAP, Medical Director, System Transfusion Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA; Jo Wiersum, MD, PhD, Transfusion and Transplantation Reactions in Patients (TRIP), Netherlands
Learning Objectives After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:
Describe the proposed changes to the definition of Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO) and the reasons these changes have been proposed.
Describe the new TACO definition validation study results.
Describe Transfusion- Associated Dyspnea (TAD) as a clinical entity.
Describe TAD state of the research.
Program Description: This program will include a review of the proposed revision to the ISBT definition of Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO), the justification for the changes, the potential impact and the results from the validation study. The program will highlight the transfusion associated adverse pulmonary sequelae. Participants will also learn about Transfusion-Associated Dyspnea (TAD) state of the research.
How to Claim Continuing Education Credit
Single Viewers: if you registered as a single viewer, complete the evaluation found on the "CE Information" tab after watching the video. By submitting the evaluation, you are attesting to watching the presentation in its entirety.
Group Viewers: This is applicable for groups/facilities that purchased Group Viewing access for this program (registration will be verified prior to processing a group viewing attendance log). Group Viewing Coordinators should submit the attendance log to eLearning@aabb.org within 72 hours of the completion/viewing date. Once AABB receives an attendance log, each participant on the attendance log will be granted access as a single viewer to this program and will be required to complete the evaluation in order to claim continuing education credit. Each participant will be required to have an AABB account in order to access this program/platform. If a participant does not have an account, he/she can create one using the same email address provided on the attendance log.
National Medical Coordinator,
Transfusion and and Transplantation Reactions in Patients (TRIP)
Moderator & Speaker(s):
Medical Director of System Transfuion Medicine,
Baystate Health / Baystate Medical Center
- General Continuing Education (GEN)
- Florida Lab Personnel (FLP)
- California Nurse (CN)
- California Lab Personnel (CLP)
You must be logged in and own this session in order to
How to Claim CE Credit
Single Viewers:if you registered as a single viewer, complete the evaluation found on the "CE Information" tab after watching the video. By submitting the evaluation, you are attesting to watching the presentation in its entirety.
Group Viewers:Group Viewing Coordinators should submit the completed attendance log to eLearning@aabb.org.