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Credits: None available.
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Live Program Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Master Program Number: 20EL-524
Educational Track: Technical/Clinical
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Directors, Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Immunohematology Reference Labs (IRL’s), Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Physicians, Residents/Fellows, Scientists, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Technologists, Transfusion Safety Officers
Teaching Level: Basic to Intermediate
(titles and affiliations at the time of the live program)
Director/Moderator: Lisa M. Shave MS, MLS(ASCP)CMSBBCM, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, Medical Laboratory Technology Program Coordinator, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ
Speakers: Cassandra Josephson, MD, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist, Professor, MD-Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Professor - Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Emory, University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; Deborah Ann Sesok-Pizzini, MD, MBA, Professor, Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Vice Chief, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Chief, Division of Transfusion Medicine and Director, Blood Bank, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Mark Yazer, MD, Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Visiting Professor in Pathology, Tel Aviv University, Adjunct Professor of Clinical Immunology, University of Southern Denmark, Associate Medical Director, Centralized Transfusion Service, Pittsburgh, PA
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:
This program will discuss a variety of pediatric massive transfusion practices/protocols (MTP) from several hospitals. The discussion will focus on the differences in each protocols' approach. Strategies will be compared and contrasted in an effort to provide insight into which designs are best based on the population and how each design can be incorporated and utilized.
Please note: Dr. Yazer did not consent for his presentation to be included in the handout.
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