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Teaching learners the essentials of transfusion medicine in an interview format.

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It's true that the adjustments were made "for the pandemic," to allow more donations in a critical time. However, I don't think ANYONE expects the changes to be reversed by the FDA after the pandemic ends. #blooducation https://t.co/Z1NDwvHRxE
Imran Uraizee, MD @IUraizee3MD
Blood donation medication deferral list w/ teratogenic meds marked. Common question topic on #pathboards per Dr. Christenson. Additionally, adjustments to donor criteria during #COVID19 pandemic #bloodbank #clinpath https://t.co/xTi8rVT01t

If you use Amazon Music, you can now find podcasts there, including the Blood Bank Guy Essentials Podcast! You can of course still find #BBGEssentials on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, etc. New episodes are coming soon, I promise! #blooducation πŸŽ§πŸ—£οΈ πŸ©ΈπŸ…°οΈπŸ…±οΈπŸ†ŽπŸ…ΎοΈ https://t.co/Yqvf8UmUSm

This was a TREMENDOUS talk on giving and receiving feedback by two really gifted speakers, @NRiddleMD and @Sara_Jiang, at the #ASCP2020 virtual meeting! I want to be a resident in both of your programs! Where do I sign up?? Highly recommended. https://t.co/0OgSJ0TjKg

Well OF COURSE you did, Sue! I know you did a ton of work on that whole section, and I'm sure you will be happy to see people using 𝕑𝕣𝕠𝕑𝕖𝕣 π•₯π•–π•£π•žπ•šπ•Ÿπ• π•π• π•˜π•ͺ as a result! Couldn't think of safer hands to put that section in than yours, my friend. πŸ˜ŽπŸ€“πŸ‘ https://t.co/FG27MNh80B

I'm so VERY happy! My new @AABB Technical Manual arrived today, so I wanted to share my joy with you! #blooducation #newbooksmell #happynerd https://t.co/JXx8EWyPWf

I'm proud of my awesome friend @HermelinMD for many reasons (amazing #blooducation tweetorials, passion for education, @AABB President's Award, etc). But THIS is super-cool: She was named to @pathologistmag "POWER LIST" for her efforts! Congrats, Daniela! https://t.co/1JVgOQk1Wg

085CE: What to do When Everything is Incompatible with Jill Storry

CE Episode! Uh-oh! Your patient needs blood, but EVERYTHING is incompatible! Jill Storry says, “Take it easy. Here’s what to do next.”

084: COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma with Pampee Young and Ralph Vassallo

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, does convalescent plasma from recovered patients offer fresh hope for those who are critically ill?

083CE: Building the Perfect Transfusion Committee with Carolyn Burns

CE episode! Is your hospital transfusion committee doing what it should be doing? Carolyn Burns is back to help guide you to a better experience!

082: COVID-19 and the Blood Supply with Louis Katz

Emergency episode! Blood banks, hospitals, and blood donors need to know what to do about COVID-19 now. Lou Katz explains. Recorded 3/16/20.

081CE: Top Ten Changes in the NEW AABB Standards with Rich Gammon

CE episode! April 1, 2020 brings another AABB Standards update, and Standards Committee Chair Rich Gammon walks you through your action items.

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