LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: Lessons from recent studies of platelet transfusions: what's next?

October 22, 2020 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)


Presented by:

Dr. Simon Stanworth
Consultant Haematologist for NHSBT at the John Radcliffe Hospital,
Oxford (Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust) and University of Oxford

Learning Objectives:

1.   Explain the study design and findings for a recent international randomized trial of platelets to preterm neonates.
2.   Discuss the implications of these findings for practice and research in neonatal medicine. 
3.   Discuss the broader implications of these findings for platelet transfusion practice and research (beyond neonatal medicine).


Note: This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Virtual Session:
Zoom: https://uhn-etms.zoom.us/j/99724858130 Meeting ID: 997 2485 8130
OTN Webcast: http://webcast.otn.ca/mywebcast/?id= 216749680

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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.