Adverse Reactions to Transfusion

Transfusion Reactions: A Horse and Two Zebras (presented 5/17/2018)

Instruction Level: Basic

Learning Objectives:

-Identify signs and symptoms associated with an adverse transfusion event.

-Assess information presented in the case studies and choose additional processes to aid in management of the adverse event.

-Identify steps all personnel take when involved in an adverse reaction investigation (focusing on laboratory, nursing, and physician).

 

Adverse Reactions Case Studies: Boxed In OR Out of the Box (presented 5/3/2018)

Instruction Level: Basic

Learning Objectives:

-Identify signs and symptoms associated with both common and rare adverse events that may be related to transfusion.

-Assess information presented in the case studies and choose additional processes to aid in recognition of the adverse event.

-Integrate the information received from the evaluation to recognize the type of adverse event.

 

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: Descriptions and Risks (presented 3/15/2018)

Instruction Level: Basic

Learning Objectives:

-List the 5 types of adverse reactions to transfusion with the highest number of reported transfusion related fatalities.

-Recognize the difference between acute and delayed adverse reactions upon onset of symptoms.

-Identify signs and symptoms associated with both common and rare adverse events that may be related to transfusion.

 

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: Case Studies (presented 11/2/2017)

Instruction Level: Basic

Learning Objectives:

-Identify signs and symptoms associated with both common and rare adverse events that may be related to transfusion.

-Asses information presented in the case studies and choose additional processes to aid in recognition of the adverse event.

-Integrate the information received from the evaluation to recognize the type of adverse event.

 

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: Recognition and Management (presented 10/19/2017)

Instruction Level: Basic

Learning Objectives:

-Explain steps to prevent or limit the severity of adverse reactions to transfusion.

-Recognize the importance of patient safety goals for identification of patients, patient samples and blood products.

-Identify signs and symptoms associated with common and rare adverse events and summarize steps to take in the event of a suspected adverse reaction.

 

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: Laboratory Investigation (Part 2)(presented 5/18/2017)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Utilize the CDC biovigilance/hemovigilance module’s standard terminology and definitions to manage adverse reactions to transfusion.
-Identify ways the laboratory can perform an extended investigation and the pathologists involvement in this investigation.
-List reporting requirements in the event of an adverse transfusion reaction.

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: TACO/TRALI (presented 2/16/2017)

Instruction Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives:

-Review the historical perspective and background of TRALI and TACO including definition of both.

-Identify mechanisms of action, management, outcomes and prevention of both TRALI and TACO.

 

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: Laboratory Investigation (Part 1) (presented 5/4/2017)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Utilize the CDC biovigilance/hemovigilance module’s standard terminology and definitions to manage adverse reaction to transfusion.
-Identify ways to manage a patient suspected of having an adverse reaction to transfusion and immediate steps the laboratory should perform when an adverse reaction to transfusion is suspected.
-List reporting requirements in the event of an adverse transfusion reaction.

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