LearnTransfusion Seminar

Topic teaching: Transfusion essentials in hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT)


Event details

Presented by

Dr. Matthew Seftel
Medical Officer
Canadian Blood Services

Learning objectives

  1. Review overall trends in HCT activity
  2. Summarize evidence about transfusion thresholds in HCT
  3. Discuss selected transfusion-related complications after HCT



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.

Registration link


Appraisal link (available September 13 after 1 p.m. Eastern)


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.