LearnTransfusion Seminar

Topic teaching: Granulocyte transfusions in Canada


Event details

Presented by

Dr. Catherine Latour
Directrice médicale, hématologie et cellules souches

Learning objectives

  1. Describe the minimal indication criteria for granulocyte concentrate transfusions
  2. Describe the apheresis granulocyte donation process, from donor selection to product expedition
  3. Promote the adequate use of granulocyte concentrate products in respect of donor perspective and lack of quality data supporting their use.


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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To be added to the distribution list for the LearnTransfusion series, send an email to learn.transfusion@blood.ca  with “Weekly Transfusion Medicine Seminars” in the subject line. Include your name and complete e-mail address in the body of the e-mail and confirm that you would like to be added to the distribution list for the LearnTransfusion series. You will then receive weekly email notifications of upcoming series events with details on how to join the webinars (e.g.,  link to register for the webinar).

The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services, is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine.