Blood Components and Transfusion Therapy

Cold-Stored Platelets (presented 05/07/2020)
Instruction Level: Intermediate

Learning Objectives:
-Discuss the history of cold-stored platelets.
-Describe the physiological and functional features unique to cold-stored platelets.
-Understand how differences in storage and processing affect the function of cold-stored platelets.

Blood Products for Transfusion versus Further Manufacture (presented 12/5/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Contrast regulatory requirements between whole blood and source plasma collection 
-Discuss similarities and differences in donor populations and adverse reactions 
-Describe collection, testing and manufacturing practices of the two industries

Platelet Refractoriness  (presented 6/6/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:

-List criteria for platelet refractoriness
-Describe causes of platelet refractoriness
-Discuss treatments for platelet refractoriness


Blood Components and Transfusion Therapy (presented 4/22/2019)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Discuss the testing procedures involved in donor processing, including anticoagulant solution and infectious disease testing performed. 
-Identify blood components, their main function, and indications for transfusion for: Red blood cells, platelets, plasma, cryoprecipitate, and granulocytes. 
-Classify ‘specialized’ components that may be requested or required for transfusion.


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).



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