LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: Increased Platelet Storage Time and Other Strategies to Improve Platelet Availability

26 janvier, 2017 | 12:00 - 13:00 (EDT)


en anglais seulement


Dana Devine, PhD
Chief Medical and Scientific Officer
Canadian Blood Services
Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of British Columbia

Event objective(s):

  • To discuss the rationale behind the extension of platelet shelf life to 7 days.
  • To explain the role of inventory management practices in ensuring platelet availability.
  • To appreciate the scientific developments that will bring new platelet products with improved shelf life and quality.

To view live webcast 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).

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.