Laboratory Workup for Transfusion Reactions - SPOC

Join Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank Fellow, Mariama Evans, MD, for a review of transfusion reactions and their laboratory workup. Specific topics to include the most common transfusion reactions seen in cancer patients and the laboratory techniques utilized, such as Direct Antiglobulin Test (DAT) and elutions.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • List the most common transfusion reactions and describe their manifestations.
  • Explain what steps to take if a transfusion reaction is suspected.
  • Discuss common laboratory techniques used to work up transfusion reactions.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
07/22/2022
Course expires: 
07/21/2023
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Mariama Evans, MD

Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Fellow, PGY-5
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Presenter Disclosure Information

Mariama Evans, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 NCPD/CNE

    Greensboro Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

    Event Coordinator: Lisa Guy, RN, BSN, CCRN

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

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