LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: Convalescent Plasma to prevent or treat COVID-19: lessons learned in a pandemic

December 10, 2020 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)


Presented by:

Evan M Bloch, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine at
   Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Learning Objectives:

1.    Understand how prior experience motivated for use convalescent plasma to prevent and/or treat COVID-19.
2.    Review what has been learned about COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP).
3.    Explain why the lessons of CCP are important beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Note: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Virtual Session:

Zoom: https://uhn-etms.zoom.us/j/99724858130 Meeting ID: 997 2485 8130|
OTN Webcast: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast/?id=216752084

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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.