Transfusion Medicine Education to non-TM Physicians & Nurses

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.

Live Program Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - On-Demand Available

Master Program Number: 20EL-542 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Quality Education
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Immunohematology Reference Labs (IRL’s), Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Perfusionists, Physicians, Residents/Fellows, Students (MD, MT, SBB), Technologists, Transfusion Safety Officers
Teaching Level: Basic to Intermediate

Director/Moderator: April Hord, BB(ASCP)SBB, M.Ed, Clinical Applications Analyst, VCU Health, Richmond, VA
Speakers: Kimberly Squyars, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, QC Senior, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA; Hind Jaber-Daou MSN, MHA, RN (CCRN), MT, Blood Reduction Program Nurse Coordinator/Transfusion Safety Officer, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • List informational topics provided to help treat patients in respect to their transfusion needs.
  • Discuss the various transfusion medicine educational topics outlined in the program.
  • Apply the concepts discussed in the presentation to everyday practice when dealing with patients and their transfusion medicine needs.

Program Description

This program will highlight Transfusion Medicine topics that would prove helpful for non-transfusion medicine trained doctors and nurses. The program will be presented with viewpoints from transfusion medicine technologists, nurses and doctors discussing what information is most commonly not widely known when dealing with patients who need transfusion or patients with complex antibodies.


   Program #
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register20EL-542-4035
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register20EL-542-8035

Continuing Education Credit

AABB designates both the live and on-demand version of this eCast each eligible for 1 continuing education credits/contact hours for Physicians, General Participation, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel and Florida Lab Personnel. The number and type of credits awarded for this program (both live and on-demand) was determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.

Disclosures for the planners of this event can be found here. Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.