CEU COURSE: PRACTICAL COAGULATION FOR THE BLOOD BANK

This course provides a summary of the general coagulation model which includes initiation, amplification and propagation. There is also a look at thrombin’s role in clot formation as well as a review of the common coagulation tests and the major drugs used in coagulation abnormalities.

TARGET AUDIENCE/PRE-REQUISITES: Technologists, Technicians, Laboratory Managers.There are no participant prerequisites for this activity.

LEVEL: Intermediate

SUCCESSTM CREDITS: One CEU

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Understand the pathway of clot formation.
  2. Be familiar with the roll of thrombin in clot formation.
  3. Know the tests and drugs used to assess and treat coagulation abnormalities.

LEARNING TASKS
To receive CEU credit for this activity, participants must:

  1. Review the presentation "Practical Coagulation for the Blood Bank" or review the slides and accompanying notes available as a printable Adobe Reader® file.
  2. Take the online Post-Test.
  3. Complete the online Activity Evaluation.
  4. Print the certificate awarding 1.0 SUCCESS CEU through the SUCCESSTM program.

FACULTY
James Westra, MD
Medical Director
Biomedical Services American Red Cross, Northern Ohio Region
Cleveland, OH

DISCLAIMER
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the American Red Cross Biomedical Services. Information herein is presented for educational purposes only and not to endorse off-label use.

RELEASE DATE: 06/30/2016

EXPIRATION DATE: 07/11/2021

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 1.0 hour

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