Module 1: Blood component indications & administration

The content on this page is specific for January - February 2023 Transfusion Camp.

Reminder:

  • Materials and YouTube links must not be used or distributed outside of Transfusion Camp without the consent of the Transfusion Camp organizers.
  • Materials are ​provided for educational purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a physician and should be assessed in the context of the applicable medic​al, legal and ethical requirements in any individual case.

Module 1 Overview

Pre-course exam (delivered electronically)
Red Cell Transfusion (Dr. Jeannie Callum) 
Basic Blood Bank Testing (Dr. Yulia Lin)

Platelet Transfusion (Dr. Katerina Pavenski)
Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate (Dr. Aditi Khandelwal)
Seminar 1A: RBC and platelet transfusions Cases
Seminar 1B: Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Cases

See General Information Program Brochure document for detailed agenda.

Lectures

To view the lectures recordings on YouTube, open the video and click on the playlist icon in the top right-hand corner to select your lecture of interest. 

Please note: To effectively participate in the seminar sessions, you must watch the lecture recordings prior to attending seminars.

 

 

1.    Red Cell Transfusion (Dr. Jeannie Callum) 

6 janvier 2023

 

2.    Basic Blood Bank Testing (Dr. Yulia Lin)

6 janvier 2023

 

3.    Platelet Transfusion (Dr. Katerina Pavenski)

6 janvier 2023

 

4.    Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate (Dr. Aditi Khandelwal)

6 janvier 2023

 

If you wish to submit your questions about any of the lectures to your seminar lead prior to the seminar session, you may submit them here.

Module 1 Lecture Highlights

Transfusion Camp for nurse practitioners Module 1: Blood Component Indications & Administration, summary highlights.

6 janvier 2023

 

Pre-readings

1.    Franchini M, Marano G, Mengoli C, Pupella S, Vaglio S, Muñoz M, Liumbruno GM. Red blood cell transfusion policy: a critical literature review. Blood Transfus, 2017 Jul; 15(4):307-317. doi: 10.2450/2017.0059-17. PMID: 28661855; PMCID: PMC5490725.

18 août 2022

 

2.    Carson JL, Guyatt G, Heddle NM, Grossman BJ, Cohn CS, Fung MK, et al. Clinical practice guidelines from the AABB: Red blood cell transfusion thresholds and storage. JAMA. 2016 Nov 15;316(19):2025-35.

24 novembre 2021

 

3.    Burns CD. Anemia and red blood cell transfusion in the adult non-bleeding patient. Ann Blood 2022;7:2.

6 janvier 2023

 

4.    Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, et al. Platelet transfusion: A clinical practice guideline from the AABB. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Feb 3;162(3):205-13.

24 novembre 2021

 

5.    National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products. NAC Statement on Fibrinogen Concentrate Working Group. 2020.

24 novembre 2021

 

6.    National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products. Recommendations for use of Prothrombin Complex Concentrates in Canada. 2022.

18 août 2022

 

Seminars

Answers for the seminars are posted below once the Transfusion Camp module is completed.

Review the Guide for Participating in Seminars prior to attending the seminars.

Seminar 1A: RBC and platelet transfusions Cases

6 janvier 2023

 

Seminar 1B: Plasma, PCC & Fibrinogen Concentrate Cases

6 janvier 2023