Administration of Blood Components

Blood Administration in the Hospital Setting: Informed Consent (presented 7/11/2019)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Recognize the regulatory and accreditation agencies that provide oversight for informed consent.
-Identify the elements of an informed consent required by regulatory and accreditation agencies.
-Determine if it is necessary to develop audits for the informed consent process.


Visual Inspection of Blood Products (presented 4/23/2019)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Identify steps in performing visual inspection of all blood products.

-Recognize causes of bacterial contamination in blood products, including a review of the AABB bulletin concerning investigation of possible bacterial contamination of platelets.

-Identify common characteristic of a septic transfusion reaction.


Blood Administration in the Hospital Setting: Adults (presented 10/18/2018)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Identify the constituents of blood and the indication for use, including specialized component preparations.
-Review nursing and laboratory responsibilities to provide safe administration for blood components, including equipment used, patient preparation, and proper documentation.
-Discuss signs and symptoms of a transfusion reaction and describe initial patient management procedures to follow when a reaction is suspected.

Transfusion Management in Sickle Cell Patients (presented 4/19/2018)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Discuss the history, pathophysiology, and common laboratory findings in a patient with sickle cell disease.
-Identify clinical presentations of sickle cell disease.
-Review considerations for Transfusion management in sickle cell patients.

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