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19EL-466 On-Demand eCast: Diagnosing Adverse Transfusion Reactions: Learning from Case Studies and Blood Center Workups


Expiration Date: Aug 22, 2022


Credits: None available.

Description

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Live Program Date: August 22, 2019
Master Program Number: 19EL-466

Educational Track: Technical/Clinical
Topic: Transfusion Medicine (Hemovigilance)
Intended Audience: Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Physicians, Research Scientists, Residents/Fellows, Scientists, Students (MD, MT, SBB)
Teaching Level: Basic to Intermediate

Director/Moderator: Chester Andrzejewski, MD, PhD, Medical Director, System Transfusion Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Speakers: Nancy L. Van Buren, MD, Medical Director, Innovative Blood Resources, Saint Paul, MN; Stephanie Bates, MD, Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Transfusion Service, Coagulation Laboratory, HPC Processing Laboratory, University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Learning Objectives
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply CDC National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) case definition criteria to identify adverse transfusion reactions through presented cases studies.
  • Identify adverse transfusion reactions that need to be reported to blood centers for further investigation.
  • Identify scenarios where donors might get deferred as a result of adverse transfusion reaction to patients.

Program Description: Diagnosing adverse transfusion reactions (ATR) is often challenging and complicated. Certain adverse reactions get reported to blood centers for further investigation. This program will present case studies that will help the audience understand the clinical signs and symptoms, lab works, vitals and investigations to diagnose and classify ATRs. The audience will also learn about workups that blood centers conduct to provide final diagnosis for certain ATRs.

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.

Director & Moderator(s):

  • Dr. Chester Andrzejewski, Jr., PhD,MD,FCAP, Medical Director of System Transfuion Medicine, Baystate Health / Baystate Medical Center

Speaker(s):

  • Dr. Nancy L. Van Buren, MD, Medical Director, Innovative Blood Resources, division of New York Blood Center
  • Stephanie Bates, MD, Assistant Professor, Medical Director of Transfusion Service, Coagulation Laboratory, HPC Processing Laboratory, University of Oklahoma Medical Center

Credits

  • 1.00 - General Continuing Education (GEN)
  • 1.00 - Florida Lab Personnel (FLP)
  • 1.00 - California Nurse (CN)
  • 1.00 - California Lab Personnel (CLP)
  • 1.00 - Physician (PHY)

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