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AHRO Masterclass in Transfusion Medicine

Time limit: 90 days
30 credits

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Full course description

Introduction

Transfusion medicine is concerned with the transfusion of blood and blood components and has link with many specialists in the care industry. Blood transfusion is therefore one of the important tools in medicine that plays important and significant role in patient management. However, audits of clinical transfusion practices have consistently shown deficiencies in knowledge and practice that impacts patients’ safety.

Participants will acquire theoretical understanding of transfusion medicine through lectures given by experts in the field, and practical knowledge through remote Q & A.

Course Content

  • Transfusion Transmitted Infectious Diseases
  • Iron & Rare  Donors
  • Pre-transfusion testing and genotyping
  • Cold agglutinin Disease (CAD)
  • HLA alloimmunization
  • Patient Blood Management
  • Hemorrhagic shock Management
  • Pediatric & Neonatal TM
  • Advances in apheresis Medicine
  • TACO & TRALI
  • Advances in therapeutics in TM
  • Molecular Immunohematology
  • Transfusion associated immunomodulation
  • Platelet Immunobiology
  • Pandemic and effect on Blood Supply and Regulatory Landscape: COVID-19 as model