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Aug 5, 2020

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.

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Jul 29, 2020

This repository aims to support Canadian transfusion medicine health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated regularly as new information is available. In addition, the public and donors can learn more about how Canadian Blood Services is responding to COVID-19 by visiting blood.ca/covid-19.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jul 15, 2020

The content on this page is specific for 2019-2020 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2020-2021 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.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jul 15, 2020

The content on this page is specific for 2019-2020 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2020-2021 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.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jul 15, 2020

The content on this page is specific for 2019-2020 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2020-2021 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.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jul 15, 2020

The content on this page is specific for 2019-2020 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2020-2021 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.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jul 15, 2020

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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Jul 13, 2020

Pre-transfusion testing ensures compatibility between the transfusion patient and the blood component(s) (red blood cells, platelets, plasma) intended for transfusion. This process includes accurate and thorough completion of the requisition, accurate patient identification, proper collection and labelling of the blood sample from the patient, laboratory testing to determine the patient’s blood group and to identify the presence of red blood cell alloantibodies, and compatibility testing. Pre-transfusion testing is complete when a compatible blood component is identified and labelled for transfusion to the intended patient. This chapter provides an overview of the pre-transfusion tests that are routinely performed.

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Jun 22, 2020

NOTE: This information reflects evidence available at the time of publication.

1.  Are health professionals at risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection when handling blood products from Canadian Blood Services?

Last updated:  June 19, 2020

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