This course will detail common transfusion-associated adverse events, their associated symptoms, and recommended mitigation and treatment techniques. At the conclusion of the session, the participant should be able to review major categories of transfusion-associated adverse events, evaluate transfusion adverse events based on clinical, laboratory and imaging findings, and describe the pathophysiology of adverse transfusion events.
- Review the major categories of serious, transfusion-associated adverse events
- Evaluate transfusion adverse events based on clinical, laboratory and imaging findings
- Describe pathophysiology of adverse transfusion events
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Author / Speaker
Mary Townsend, MD
Senior Medical Director
Mary is a clinical pathologist with a subspecialty of Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking. As Senior Medical Director at Blood Systems, she has oversight of donor eligibility, donor safety and evaluation of recipient serious transfusion reactions from client hospitals. Mary is a member of the AABB Donor Biovigilance Committee and the AABB Donor Questionnnaire Task Force. She is the recipient of the AABB President's Award for her work in the development of the donor Biovigilance System.
Cerus Corporation is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.
Contact Hour: 1.0
Expires on: Mar 17, 2023 at 11:59 pm CT
This program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15148 for 1.0 contact hours
Contact Hour: 1.0
Expires at: May 14, 2023 at 12:00 am CT
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