LearnTransfusion Seminar

Topic teaching: Deep dive into the dynamic domain of donor eligibility criteria


Event details

Presented by

Dr. Michelle Zeller
Medical Officer
Canadian Blood Services

Dr. Aditi Khandelwal

Medical Officer
Canadian Blood Services

Learning objectives

  1. Review the role of donor eligibility criteria at Canadian Blood Services
  2. Outline the key processes involved in criteria development, implementation and change
  3. Apply the processes above to vCJD criteria evolution


Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.





To be added to the distribution list for the LearnTransfusion series, send an email to learn.transfusion@blood.ca  with “Weekly Transfusion Medicine Seminars” in the subject line. Include your name and complete e-mail address in the body of the e-mail and confirm that you would like to be added to the distribution list for the LearnTransfusion series. You will then receive weekly email notifications of upcoming series events with details on how to join the webinars (e.g.,  link to register for the webinar).

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.