Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Oct 30, 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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Modified on: 
Oct 30, 2020

Authors:  Dr. Jacob Pendergrast, B.A., B.Sc., FRCPC; Dr. Donald Branch, B.Sc., MT (ASCP)
Date of publication: July 2020

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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
November 3, 2020 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

Allison Collins, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Project Coordinator
Transfusion Medicine Physician
Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN)

Objectives:

1.    Describe the rationale for developing a quality improvement plan for transfusion.
2.    List the key components of the Ontario Transfusion Quality Improvement Plan.
3.    Discuss the challenges in implementing a transfusion quality improvement plan.

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

Toronto/Webinar

More details to follow.

 

Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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When
November 17, 2020 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

More details to follow.

 

Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Blog

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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Modified on: 
Oct 21, 2020

With funding from Canadian Blood Services’ BloodTechNet Award Program, transfusion medicine specialists developed Learnserology.ca, an online curriculum that supports serology education.

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Modified on: 
Oct 19, 2020

How Canadian Blood Services quickly stood up a seroprevalence lab able to test thousands of donor blood samples for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies each day

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