LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: Evidence-based Transfusion Practice and Patient Blood Management Programs

22 mars, 2018 | 12:00 - 13:00 (EDT)



Steven M. Frank, MD
Professor, Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University

Director, Johns Hopkins Health System Blood Management Program

Director, Centre for Bloodless Medicine and Surgery


  1. At the end of the lecture the attendee will be able to describe the recommended indications for blood transfusion according to the latest randomized trials and published society guidelines.
  2. At the end of the lecture, the attendee will be able to identify the best methods for collection, analysis, and presentation of blood utilization data, in order to improve practice.
  3. At the end of the lecture, the attendee will be able ot name five methods of blood conservation that will result in a reduction in blood use, enhanced patient safety, and cost reduction.

To view live and archived webcasts (with speaker permission) please log onto www.transfusionontario.org and click on the Webcasting Centre.  This link will direct you to The Ontario Telemedicine Network webcast page. Go to “Live Events” and select “Public” From the next page select the appropriate webcast, in your case “U of T Transfusion Medicine Rounds” (The list of events may be on more than one page).

REMINDER: To those sites that use videoconferencing technology to view the live rounds, please ensure your microphone is muted during the rounds

To attend in person please go to University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St, Eaton Wing Ground floor, Medical Education Room 025/026, Toronto.

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 Canada. 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. For more information about the LearnTransfusion series and how to register visit LearnTransfusion series.