CEU COURSE: Transfusion Related Respiratory Complications: An Update on TRALI, TACO & TAD

European and U.S. hemovigilance programs have provided guidelines defining the various transfusion-related complications. The focus of this course will be distinctions and similarities between the primary transfusion related respiratory complications and the hemovigilance definitions of TRALI, TACO and TAD.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Technologists, Technicians and Laboratory Managers. There are no participant prerequisites for this activity.

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

  1. Describe the difference between cardiogenic and non-cardiogenic edema..
  2. List criteria for TRALI, TACO and TAD as defined by the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and ISBT/IHN/AABB.
  3. Identify clinical and aboratory variables helpful in distinguishing transfusion related respiratory complications.
  4. Identify predisposing risk factors for these events.

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

  1. Acknowledge your review of the activity prerequisites, objectives, disclosures, methods of physician participation and statements.
  2. Review the presentation " Transfusion Related Respiratory Complications: An Update on TRALI, TACO & TAD" or read the PowerPoint slides and accompanying notes available as a printable Adobe ReaderĀ® file.
  3. Take the online Post-Test.
  4. Complete the online Course Evaluation.
  5. Print the certificate awarding awarding 1.0 1 CEU credit(s)TM through the SUCCESSTM program.

FACULTY
Marla Troughton, MD
Medical Director, American Red Cross Blood Services
Alabama and Central Gulf Coast Region
Birmingham, AL

ACTIVITY PLANNER
Liz Marcus
Director, Hospital Sales and Marketing
Biomedical Headquarters American Red Cross
Washington DC

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.

PASSING REQUIREMENTS
If you correctly answer 70% or more of the post-test items you may claim credit.



RELEASE DATE: 09/03/2019

CEU CREDITS: 1.0 1 SUCCESS CEU 1 Credit(s)TM

EXPIRATION DATE: 09/03/2022

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY:
1.0 hour
Last modified: Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 03:22 PM