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On-Demand eCasts

20EL-551 On-Demand eCast: Updates on Current States of Cord Blood Expansion Technologies



Expiration Date: Oct 20, 2023


Credits: None available.

Description

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.

Live Program Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Program Number: 20EL-551

Educational Track: Scientific
Topic: Cellular Therapies
Intended Audience: Directors, Hospitals, Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Physicians, Research Scientists, Residents/Fellows, Scientists, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Technologists, Transfusion Safety Officers
Teaching Level: Intermediate

Faculty
(titles and affiliations at the time of the live program)
Director/Moderator: Mike Halpenny, MLT (CMLTO), Manager, Cord Blood Bank and Stem Cell Manufacturing, Canadian Blood Services, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Speakers: Sandra Cohen, MD, Director, In & Out Patient Clinic, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Mitchell E. Horwitz, MD, Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define cord blood expansion and its current role in cord blood transplant.
  • Identify current technologies associated with cord blood expansion and equipment used during expansion.
  • Discuss current progress for clinical trials related to cord blood expansion.

Program Description

Cord Blood transplantation continues to face challenges due to low progenitor cell dosage and longer engraftment times. This program will provide an overview and update on cord blood cell expansion technologies. In addition, clinical trial progress will be reported.

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: 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):

Speaker(s):

  • Sandra Cohen, MD, Director, In & Out Patient Clinic, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital
  • Dr. Mitchell E. Horwitz, MD, Director, Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Duke University Medical Center

Credits

  • 1.00 - General Continuing Education (GEN)
  • 1.00 - Florida Lab Personnel (FLP)
  • 1.00 - California Lab Personnel (CLP)

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