Module 1: Blood component indications & administration

The content on this page is specific for September 2022 Transfusion Camp.

Reminder:

  • Materials and YouTube links must not be used or distributed outside of Transfusion Camp without the consent of the Transfusion Camp organizers.
  • Materials are ​provided for educational purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a physician and should be assessed in the context of the applicable medic​al, legal and ethical requirements in any individual case.

Module 1 Overview

Pre-course exam (delivered electronically)
Red Cell Transfusion (Dr. Jeannie Callum) 
Basic Blood Bank Testing (Dr. Yulia Lin)

Platelet Transfusion (Dr. Katerina Pavenski)
Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate (Dr. Aditi Khandelwal)
Seminar 1A: Triggers for RBC and platelet transfusions
Seminar 1B: Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate

See General Information Program Brochure document for detailed agenda.

Pre-readings

1.    Franchini M, Marano G, Mengoli C, Pupella S, Vaglio S, Muñoz M, Liumbruno GM. Red blood cell transfusion policy: a critical literature review. Blood Transfus, 2017 Jul; 15(4):307-317. doi: 10.2450/2017.0059-17. PMID: 28661855; PMCID: PMC5490725.

18 août 2022

 

2.    Carson JL, Guyatt G, Heddle NM, Grossman BJ, Cohn CS, Fung MK, et al. Clinical practice guidelines from the AABB: Red blood cell transfusion thresholds and storage. JAMA. 2016 Nov 15;316(19):2025-35.

24 novembre 2021

 

3.    Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, et al. Platelet transfusion: A clinical practice guideline from the AABB. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Feb 3;162(3):205-13.

24 novembre 2021

 

4.    National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products. NAC Statement on Fibrinogen Concentrate Working Group. 2020.

24 novembre 2021

 

5.    National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products. Recommendations for use of Prothrombin Complex Concentrates in Canada. 2022.

18 août 2022

Lectures

1.    Red Cell Transfusion (Dr. Jeannie Callum) 

23 novembre 2021

 

2.    Basic Blood Bank Testing (Dr. Yulia Lin)

23 novembre 2021

 

3.    Platelet Transfusion (Dr. Katerina Pavenski)

23 novembre 2021

 

4.    Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate (Dr. Aditi Khandelwal)

23 novembre 2021

 

To view the lectures recordings on YouTube, open the video and click on the playlist icon in the top right-hand corner to select your lecture of interest. 

If you wish to submit your questions about any of the lectures to your seminar lead prior to the seminar session, you may submit them here.

Module 1 Highlights

Transfusion Camp for nurse practitioners September 2022 Module 1: Blood Component Indications & Administration, summary highlights.

8 décembre 2021

Seminars

Answers for the seminars are posted below once the Transfusion Camp module is completed.

Review the Guide for Participating in Seminars prior to attending the seminars.

Seminar 1A: Triggers for RBC and platelet transfusions

19 août 2022

 

Seminar 1B: Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate

19 août 2022