BLOOD TRANSFUSION MEDICINE

8 FEBRUARY 2018

Overview

The CME- accredited Blood Transfusion Medicine conference discusses these global challenges in transfusion transmitted infections and effective tools for improving these practices in the hospital setting.

Key topics:

  • Transfusion transmitted infections /pathogen inactivation
  • Management and organisation
  • Clinical aspect of transfusion - transfusion reactions to blood products: clinical and lab aspects

Benefits of attending:

  • Identify effective tools for improving transfusion practice
  • Discuss blood transfusion in an emergency and disaster
  • Understand global challenges in transfusion transmitted infections
  • Appraise the role of the lab in blood supply safety

Chair: Dr. May Yassin Raouf, Head & Medical Director, Dubai Blood Donation Center, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE

Activity Director: Dr Fadi W. Abdul –Karim, Professor of Pathology and Vice Chair for Education, Robert Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Med Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA