CACMLE Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine Courses

223-Online: Massive Transfusion


Contact Hours (Points): 1

This course will review essentials of massive transfusion of various blood components in trauma and other clinical situations. The physiology of massive blood replacement, recommended dosing of blood components, and the role of massive transfusion protocols will be reviewed. Emphasis will be on providing clinical laboratory professionals with practical information they can use to better understand and manage massive transfusion events.

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Product Description

Massive Transfusion

Self-Study 223 – Basic to Intermediate Level

Contact Hours (Points): 1

Written by Mary Jo Drew, MD, MHSA

Published 2012.

After taking this course, participants will be able to:

  1. List blood components that may be given in a massive transfusion and their functions.
  2. Explain the role of hematocrit level on platelet function.
  3. Describe possible causes of the early coagulopathy of trauma.
  4. With fellow professionals, prepare a massive transfusion protocol appropriate to their facility’s needs.

Online 223: Course Taken Online: $13.50 BUY NOW

IMPORTANT: This online course is NOT downloadable; and is accessible using the following:

Desktop or Laptop Computer – Download the Adobe Flash program.

Apple iPad – Purchase for download Photon Flash Player for iPad Flash App or iSwifter Flash App. Launch either of these Apps to access the course online site in order to logon to and view your course. Remember to adjust your audio.

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Here’s what satisfied customers have to say~

“I work with a very thorough massive transfusion protocol so I was aware of a lot of this information. Good presentation for institutions or techs that are not exposed to MTP’s often.”
~Debbie O.

“I haven’t been exposed to a lot of Blood Banking for about two years. Knowing that these criteria are being developed seems really neat.“
~Eric N.

“The information was very helpful as we have a MT protocol but are still working on improving it.“
~Emily C.

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