LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: The Plan for O Negative RBC Utilization in Ontario - How are we going to get to the target?

22 juin, 2017 | 12:00 - 13:00 (EDT)



Kathryn Webert, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine
McMaster University

Medical Director of Utilization Management
Canadian Blood Services


  1. To provide an overview of the trends in the utilization of blood components in Canada (excluding the province of Québec)
  2. To discuss demand for O-Rh-negative red cells and selected initiatives to match demand for product with availability
  3. To explore AB plasma demand and selected initiatives to match demand for product with availability

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).

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.

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.