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Jan 27, 2021

Forum Report and Recommendations

Advancing Living Donation Forum: Helping Kidney Transplant Candidates Identify Living DonorsAdvancing Living Donation 2020 Forum Report Cover Page

Organs and Tissues
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Jan 26, 2021

Welcome to the home of the NHLAAC Journal Club

Starting in November 2019, the NHLAAC committee conducted its first ABHI accredited Journal Club presentation with the goal of providing a venue for Canadian HLA professionals to continue their education, knowledge sharing, and receive ABHI CE credits.

Organs and Tissues
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Jan 26, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2020-2021 Transfusion Camp.

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Transfusion
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Jan 26, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2020-2021 Transfusion Camp.

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Transfusion
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Jan 21, 2021

A community of practice for donor coordinators who support deceased donation

In 2020, Canadian Blood Services established a national Donor Coordinator Network. This national community of practice aims to support donor coordinators in offering deceased donation as a standard component of end-of-life care by continuing to:

Organs and Tissues
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Jan 20, 2021

Transfusion Camp is a 5-day education program aimed at increasing knowledge of transfusion medicine and best practices by providing high-quality training to post-graduate medical trainees in various specialties related to transfusion.

Led by transfusion experts at the University of Toronto, Transfusion Camp is delivered to trainees from more than 12 different specialty training programs at more than 10 universities in Canada and abroad.

Transfusion
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Jan 20, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2020-2021 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2021-2022 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Transfusion
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Jan 15, 2021

Whole blood donations are separated into specific cellular (red blood cells and platelets) and plasma components. Transfusing the appropriate blood component to effectively provide for the clinical needs of patients optimizes use of donated blood.

This chapter describes the manufacturing process for the most commonly prepared blood components:

  • Red blood cells (RBC)
  • Platelets: pooled and apheresis
  • Frozen plasma (FP)
  • Apheresis fresh frozen plasma (AFFP)
  • Cryosupernatant plasma (CSP)
  • Cryoprecipitate
Transfusion
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Jan 14, 2021

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.

Transfusion
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Jan 13, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2020-2021 Transfusion Camp.

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Transfusion

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