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Plasma Transfusion: What's the Real Deal with the Yellow Stuff

From the 2020 Joint Annual Meeting (June 30, 2020)
Presented by Carolyn Burns, MD
Learn about the evolution of restrictive transfusion practice and patient blood management strategies that help limit and potentially eliminate the need for transfusion.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the current risks vs. benefits of transfusion 2020.
  2. Summarize the current state of science/literature regarding plasma transfusions
  3. Apply concepts of PBM to laboratory practices as part of the healthcare team.

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of Immunohematology will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.