Annual Canadian Blood Services International Symposium

12th Symposium - Plasma: Transfuse it, Fractionate it or Forget it?

Quand: 
13 septembre, 2014 | 8:00 - 17:00 (EDT)
Où: 

Toronto

Post-Symposium Information

Read the 2014 symposium report and the 2014 symposium program.

Download speakers' presentations:

The World of Plasma In One Day (PDF)
Dr. Robert Skeate, Canadian Blood Services and University of Toronto, Toronto

Rethinking the Coagulation Cascade: From Plasma Proteins to the Role of Cells (PDF)
Dr. Maureane Hoffman, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA

Plasma Transfusion: Continuing Controversies (PDF)
Dr. Walter H. Dzik, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA

Clinical Utilization of Plasma (PDF)
Dr. Alan Tinmouth, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa

What Can We Learn from Animal Models of Coagulopathy and Bleeding? (PDF)
Dr. William Sheffield, Canadian Blood Services and McMaster University, Hamilton

Plasma Testing in the Clinical Coagulation Laboratory: New Drugs, New Problems (PDF)
Karen Moffat, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University, Hamilton

Plasma Protein Products: Where do they come from? (PDF)
Dr. Barbara Hannach, Canadian Blood Services, Toronto

Clinical Experience with Prothrombin Complex Concentrates (PDF)
Dr. Mark Blostein, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal

The Arrival of Longer Lasting Recombinant Products (PDF)
Dr. Steven Pipe, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Symposium Information

LOCATION: Chestnut Conference Centre, University of Toronto
                      Giovanni Room • 89 Chestnut Street • Toronto, Ontario
 

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Plasma: Transfuse it, Fractionate it or Forget it?
Aspects of plasma transfusion will be reviewed by International and national experts to provide Canadian physicians, technologists, nurses and researchers involved in transfusion medicine with an update on current knowledge in this complex and sometime controversial field.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity 5.5 Section 1 Credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of teh Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the University of Torontohttp://www.transfusionmedicine.ca/sites/transfusionmedicine/files/news/RCPSC.jpg

Confirmed International & Canadian Speakers
Dr. Walter H. Dzik, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Maureane Hoffman, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Dr. Steven Pipe, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and University of Michigan , Ann Arbor, Michigan
Dr. Mark Blostein, Jewish General Hospital and McGill University, Montreal
Dr. Barbara Hannach, Canadian Blood Services, Toronto
Karen Moffat, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program and McMaster University, Hamilton
Dr. William Sheffield, Canadian Blood Services and McMaster University, Hamilton
Dr. Robert Skeate, Canadian Blood Services and University of Toronto, Toronto
Dr. Alan Tinmouth, The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa
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Updated Information about Registration (September 2, 2014) - Registration for the Symposium is at full capacity and online registration is now closed. If you wish to attend the Symposium, please contact centreforinnovation@blood.ca to be added to a waiting list. Spots becoming available through cancellations will be provided on a first come, first served basis. There will be no on-site registration available.

Registration includes a light continental breakfast, a lunch and snacks (If you have specific dietary restrictions, other than vegetarian, please contact centreforinnovation@blood.ca before September 2).
Registration excludes parking fee.
It is important that you please register as a student if you are for example a resident or a graduate student.
$85.00 for early pre-registration before Aug 29, 2014 ($40.00 cancellation fee applies if cancelled before Aug 29, no refunds provided for registration made on Aug 29 and after)
$100.00 for pre-registration between Aug 29 – Sept 12 (noon), 2014 (non-refundable)
$115.00 for on-site registration. Please note that on-site registration will be limited to space availability.

2014 Planning committee:
Dr. William Sheffield (co-chair), Dr. Kathryn Webert (co-chair), Dr. Donald Branch, Dr. Sophie Chargé, Dr. Ed Pryzdial, Dr. Barbara Hannach, Dr. Robert Skeate, Mr. Ahmed Coovadia, Miss Sue Gregoire.

This program was developed in collaboration with: University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Medical Association, and The European Union for Medical Specialists, CPD is permitted to assign respective credits.

About the Canadian Blood Services Annual International Symposium Series

The Canadian Blood Services annual international symposium series is a knowledge mobilization initiative targeted at the transfusion medicine, cellular therapy and/or transplantation communities in Canada. The purpose of the symposium is:

  • To educate professionals in one (or more) of these fields by providing research AND clinical perspectives around one major topic of relevance,
  • To showcase the research activities of Canadian Blood Services in these areas,
  • To nurture national and international networking.

 

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