Transfusion medicine

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Jun 26, 2019

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: 
May 21, 2019

We are pleased to provide on a regular basis a Surveillance Report describing infectious disease surveillance that our stakeholders can consult to make evidence-based decisions.

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Published: 
Jan 17, 2019
Chapter 1

This first chapter of the Clinical Guide to Transfusion provides an overview of the blood system in Canada, the regulations and standards that are in place and the organizations and professionals that, together, ensure transfusion medicine safety for Canadian patients. 

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Upcoming Events

When
September 23, 2019 | 8:00AM to September 24, 2019 | 4:30PM
Where

Bethesda, MD

The development and execution of clinical trials that evaluate hemostatic products are impeded by the lack of commonly accepted outcomes by the necessary funding and regulatory agencies. The establishment of clinically relevant outcomes that are widely accepted for patients in clinical trials evaluating hemostatic blood products and therapeutics will enhance the ability to perform high quality clinical trials.

Transfusion
When
September 20, 2019 | 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Where

Comox, BC

Click here for additional information.

Transfusion
When
October 3, 2019 | 8:30AM to 4:30PM
Where

New Westminster, BC

Topics include:

  • Massive Transfusion Protocol
  • Choosing Wisely Evidence
  • 20 Years of the CTR
  • Auditing in Transfusion Medicine
  • Cord Blood & Stem Cell Programs
  • And more!

Join Transfusion Medicine technologists and clinicians from around the province for a full day of presentations and discussion.

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Blog

Modified on: 
Jul 17, 2019

The Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine’s annual conference took place in Calgary, Alberta in early June. The Centre for Innovation’s Geraldine Walsh was there and shares her highlights.

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Modified on: 
Jul 3, 2019

Before launching the Canadian Blood Services’ Lay Science Writing Competition for research trainees, the Centre for Innovation made sure to have the right team in place. Valuable support from Science Borealis and the Centre for Blood Research helped make our inaugural competition a success.

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Transfusion

Modified on: 
Jun 19, 2019

A team of experts gathered by the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines has developed new clinical guidelines and accompanying patient and physician resources for Fetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia (FNAIT) – a potentially devastating illness in fetuses and newborns.

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