Module 1: Blood component indications & administration

The content on this page is specific for 2021-2022 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 & Cryoprecipitate (Dr. Aditi Khandelwal)
Seminar 1A: Triggers for RBC and platelet transfusions
Seminar 1B: Plasma, PCC & Cryoprecipitate

See General Information Program Brochure document for detailed agenda.

Pre-readings

1.    Baharoglu M, Cordonnier C, Salman RAS, de Gans K, Koopman MM, Brand A, et al. Platelet transfusion versus standard care after acute stroke due to spontaneous cerebral haemorrhage associated with antiplatelet therapy (PATCH): a randomized, open-label, phase 3 trial. Lancet. 2016 Jun 25;387(10038):2605-13.

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2.    Callum J, Farkouh ME, Scales DC, Heddle NM, Crowther M, Rao V, et al. Effect of Fibrinogen Concentrate vs Cryoprecipitate on Blood Component Transfusion After Cardiac Surgery; The FIBRES Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2019;322(20):1966-1976.

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3.    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.

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4.    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.

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

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6.    National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products. Recommendations for use of Prothrombin Complex Concentrates in Canada. 2014.

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7.    Wang Y, Shi X, Du R, Chen Y, Zhang Q. Impact of red blood cell transfusion on acute coronary syndrome: a meta-analysis. Intern Emerg Med. 2018 Mar;13(2):231-241.

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Lectures

1.    Red Cell Transfusion (Dr. Jeannie Callum) 

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

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3.    Platelet Transfusion (Dr. Katerina Pavenski)

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4.    Plasma, PCC & Cryoprecipitate (Dr. Aditi Khandelwal)

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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 non-physician prescribers 2021-2022 Module 1: Blood Component Indications & Administration, summary highlights.

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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

 

Seminar 1B: Plasma, PCC & Cryoprecipitate

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