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I Teach the Essentials of Transfusion Medicine to Learners Everywhere

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

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Glossary

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088: Warm Autoantibody Best Practices with Alyssa Ziman and Meghan Delaney

Warm autoantibodies have a well-deserved reputation as tough challenges. Two experts show you some best practices to make things easier.

087CE: Transfusion-transmitted Infections with Suchi Pandey

CE episode! Transfusion-transmitted infection is less likely today than ever, but that safety comes with a lot of effort. In this interview, you will learn current blood center strategies to keep blood safe.

086CE: Scary Stories from the Transfusion Service with Mark Fung & Jay Hudgins

CE episode! In this Halloween-themed episode, Mark Fung and Jay Hudgins describe how to handle intense transfusion service situations.

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?

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