CEU COURSE: The Effect of Red Cell Storage Duration on Clinical Outcomes



TARGET AUDIENCE: Technologists, Technicians, Managers

LEVEL: Intermediate

SUCCESS™ CREDITS: 0.75 CEU

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
1. Explain the evidence for an adverse effect of RBC storage duration on clinical outcomes
2. Describe the randomized controlled trials underway to assess the effect of storage duration
3. Discuss the impact these studies may have on the Transfusion Medicine field

LEARNING TASKS
To receive CEU credit for this activity, participants must:
1. Review the presentation “The Effect of Red Cell Storage Duration on Clinical Outcomes” or read the PowerPoint slides and accompanying notes available as a printable Adobe Reader® file.
2. Take the online Post-Test.
3. Complete the online Course Evaluation.
4. Print the certificate awarding 0.75 SUCCESSSM program CEU.

FACULTY
Richard J. Benjamin, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
American Red Cross
Washington, DC

ACTIVITY PLANNERS
Richard J. Benjamin, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
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 and not to endorse off-label use. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

RELEASE DATE: 6/5/2013

EXPIRATION DATE: 6/4/2017

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 0.75 hour

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