Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Nov 26, 2020

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the transfusion, cellular therapy and transplantation communities in Canada.

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Published: 
Oct 6, 2020
Chapter 9

This chapter focuses on the principles of safe blood transfusion practices. The aim of this chapter is to develop and support the knowledge of health-care professionals involved in prescribing and administering blood components and products.

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Upcoming Events

When
December 5, 2020 | 7:30AM to December 8, 2020 | 5:00PM
Where

Virtual Meeting

The 62nd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition – originally to be held in San Diego, California – will be presented as an all-virtual event, given the continuing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Registration for the virtual meeting is now available available to both members and non-members.

Click here for event information and registration.

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When
December 10, 2020 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

Evan M Bloch, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine at
   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:

1.    Understand how prior experience motivated for use convalescent plasma to prevent and/or treat COVID-19.
2.    Review what has been learned about COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP).
3.    Explain why the lessons of CCP are important beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

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When
December 12, 2020 | 7:45AM to December 16, 2020 | 6:00PM
Where

Virtual Conference

The ISBT 2020 congress will feature live and on-demand sessions, a virtual exhibition, workshops and much more. To make sure we bring you all the latest developments, there will be additional sessions for late breaking work. Feel free to look around the ISBT website to discover what is on offer, and of course do not forget to register!

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Blog

Modified on: 
Nov 4, 2020

The World Brain Death Project was created to formulate recommendations about the determination of brain death based on extensive reviews of the literature and expert opinion of a large multi-disciplinary, international panel, including representation from intensive care (adult and pediatric), critical care nursing, neurocritical care, neurology and neurosurgery.

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Modified on: 
Nov 4, 2020

Canada’s leading experts in transfusion medicine came together to collaborate on Treat the Bleed, a website that provides guidance for front-line physicians in treating bleeding patients.

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Modified on: 
Oct 25, 2020

The Centre for Innovation is delighted to launch our third annual Lay Science Writing Competition. This year’s theme – Challenges 2020 – provides an outlet for trainees to tell their stories of research, science and communication during this unprecedented and challenging year.

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