Recent Updates

Modified on: 
May 22, 2019

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities in Canada. The program is led by Canadian Blood Services’ Centre for Innovation with financial support from Grifols. For information about the next BloodTechNet program competition, visit blood.ca research funding programs.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Modified on: 
May 22, 2019

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities in Canada. The program is led by Canadian Blood Services’ Centre for Innovation with financial support from Grifols. For information about the next BloodTechNet program competition, visit blood.ca research funding programs.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Modified on: 
May 22, 2019

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities in Canada. The program is led by Canadian Blood Services’ Centre for Innovation with financial support from Grifols. For information about the next BloodTechNet program competition, visit blood.ca research funding programs.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Modified on: 
May 21, 2019

We are pleased to provide on a regular basis a Surveillance Report describing infectious disease surveillance that our stakeholders can consult to make evidence-based decisions.

High quality and timely surveillance is key to the safety of the blood supply. This includes monitoring of transmissible disease markers that the blood is tested for (including bacteria), investigation of any reports of possible transfusion transmission, as well as a horizon scan for any new pathogens that may pose a risk now or in the future.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
May 21, 2019

The Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation is an organ donation curriculum for health professionals that enhances competencies in the identification and care of potential deceased donors and their families. Explore our online course at campus.blood.ca

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 21, 2019

Author: Rob Romans 
Publication date: March 2019  

The primary target audience for this educational resource: Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) in the hospital laboratory, Prescribers of cryoprecipitates. 

Transfusion
Modified on: 
May 18, 2019

Lessons from down under
May 8, 2019
Dr. Helen Opdam
National Medical Director of the Australian Organ and Tissue Authority
Senior Intensive Care Specialist, Austin Hospital in Melbourne
Director, Warringal Private Hospital Intensive Care Unit

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 16, 2019
A community of practice for critical care physicians interested in organ donation

In 2017, Canadian Blood Services established a national Donation Physician Network. This community of practice builds on successful 
provincial initiatives developed to support critical care physicians specializing in deceased organ donation. Donation Physician Network at Critical Care Canada Forum 2017

Organs and Tissues

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