Blood Components and Transfusion Therapy

Review of Cold-Stored Platelet Physiology (presented 9/6/2018)

Instruction Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives:

-Review platelet physiology and pathophysiology.

-Review cold-stored platelet in-vitro, in-vivo, and clinical data.

-Describe cold-stored platelets in Platelet Additive Solution (PAS).


Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carriers: An Update (presented 09/21/2017)

Instruction Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives:

-Introduction to oxygen carriers (OCs)


-Rationale for use and development

-Types, with a focus on hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers (HBOCs)

-Describe situations where HBOCs would work best

-Unlicensed HBOCs currently available

-Clinical trials and cases

-How to obtain expanded access


Uncommon Requests for Specialized Non-Red Cell Products (presented 09/07/2017)

Instruction Level: Basic

Learning Objectives:

-Define what levels constitute the need for specialized non-red cell products

-Define the consequences of IgA deficiency and Fetal/Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia

-Understand blood products used for either condition


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