CEU COURSE- PLATELET REFRACTORINESS: PATIENT EVALUATION AND PRODUCT SELECTION

This course defines platelet refractoriness and describes the relevant antigens. Antigen typing and testing are reviewed. Finally, this educational session concludes with identification of the treatment options including their relative advantages and limitations.

TARGET AUDIENCE/PREREQUISITES: Technologists, technicians and laboratory managers 

LEVEL: Intermediate

SUCCESSTM CREDITS: 1.0 CEU

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

  1. Define platelet refractoriness.
  2. Compare immune to non-immune platelet refractoriness.
  3. Summarize the different types of tests used in the evaluation of platelet refractoriness. 

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

  1.  Review the presentation "Platelet Refractoriness: Patient Evaluation and Product Selection" or review the slides and accompanying notes available as a printable Adobe Reader® file.
  2. Take the online Post-Test.
  3. Complete the online Activity Evaluation.
  4. Print the certificate awarding 1.0 CEU creditTM through the SUCCESSTM program.

FACULTY
Randal B. Covin, MD
Medical Director, Pacific Northwest Region
American Red Cross Blood Services
Portland, OR

Logan Happney
MHLA Laboratory Technologist II, Carolinas Region
American Red Cross Blood Services
Charlotte, NC

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. 

RELEASE DATE: 01/06/2020

EXPIRATION DATE: 01/05/2023

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 1.0 hour 

Last modified: Monday, January 6, 2020, 10:33 AM