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Essentials of Transfusion Medicine - Webinar Series


New York Blood Center Enterprises (NYBCe) is proud to present the Essentials of Transfusion Medicine Webinar Series. This entirely virtual event will take place weekly and cover a wide variety of transfusion medicine/blood banking topics.  Blood center processes, from donor recruitment to blood component preparation and donor infectious disease testing, will be discussed in depth. Several related topics, including immunohematology, transfusion support, hemostasis, cell therapy, apheresis & patient blood management will be included. Enhance your knowledge of transfusion medicine with the technical and medical experts of NYBCe in a convenient virtual format!

When: Wednesday afternoons, 3:00-4:30 EST (2:00-3:30 CST), from January 13, 2021 until June 16, 2021

Download the Essentials of Transfuion Medicine Webinar Series Schedule.

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Essentials of Transfusion Medicine Webinar Series



Block 1: Donors, Collection & Processing Download Block 1 Brochure here!

January 13, 2021 

Quality Systems/ Donor Recruitment 

January 20, 2021 

Blood Donation Process/ Donor Reactions 

January 27, 2021 

Component Preparation & Manufacturing/ Preparation of Plasma Derivatives 

February 3, 2021 

Emerging Infectious Agents/ Donor Testing 

February 10, 2021 

Platelet Guidance Document/ Pathogen Reduction 

Thank you for attending Block 1!  If you missed any of these webinars, recordings are available here.

Block 2: Immunohematology/Genomics Download Block 2 Brochure here!

February 17, 2021 

Pre-transfusion Testing/ Common Blood Groups 

February 24, 2021 

Fundamentals of Antibody Identification/ Antibody Identification Case Studies 

March 3, 2021 

Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia/ Clinical Management of Patients with Allo- and Autoantibodies 

March 10, 2021 

Current Issues in Immunohematology/ Common Applications of Blood Group Genomics in Transfusion Medicine

Thank you for attending Block 2!  If you missed any of these webinars, recordings are available here.

Block 3: Transfusion Support Download Block 3 Brochure here!

March 17, 2021 

Clinical Use of RBC Products/ Clinical Use of Platelets, Plasma & Cryoprecipitate 

March 24, 2021 

Adverse Effects of Transfusion/ TRALI vs. TACO 

March 31, 2021 

HLA System/ Platelet Antibody Testing 

April 7, 2021 

Management of Platelet Refractoriness/ Neonatal & Perinatal Transfusion Medicine 

April 14, 2021 

Comprehensive Blood Management/ Bloodless Medicine 

Thank you for attending Block 3!  If you missed any of these webinars, recordings are available here.

Block 4: Hemostasis Download Block 4 Brochure here!

April 21, 2021 

Overview of Coagulation/ Coagulation Testing 

April 28, 2021 

Congenital Bleeding Disorders/ Acquired Bleeding Disorders 

May 5, 2021 

Platelet Disorders/ Reversal of Anticoagulants 

May 12, 2021 

Massive Transfusion Protocol/ Use of Whole Blood 

Thank you for attending Block 4!  If you missed any of these webinars, recordings are available here.

Block 5: Convalescent Plasma, Cell Therapy & Apheresis Download Block 5 Brochure here!

May 19, 2021 

Recruitment, Collection & Testing of CCP/ Transfusion of CCP 

May 26, 2021 

Overview of Cellular Therapy 

June 2, 2021 

HPC Product Processing & Cryopreservation/ Cell Therapy cGMP 

June 9, 2021 

Medical Issues in a Clinical CT Lab/ National Marrow Donor Program  

June 16, 2021 

Overview of Therapeutic Apheresis/ Applications of Therapeutic Apheresis

Level of Instruction: Basic to Intermediate

Intended Audience:

  • Residents/Fellows
  • Attending physicians
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Nurses
  • Students
  • Educators
  • Anyone wanting a comprehensive overview of Blood Banking/ Transfusion Medicine

Cost:Free of charge; registration is required


  • P.A.C.E. certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees who complete the program and submit an evaluation.
  • NYBCe is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.

Unable to attend?  Click here to access ETMWS recordings!

For more information, contact: 
Lynsi Rahorst, MHPE, MT(ASCP)SBBCM
Manager, Education and Training IRL/Genomics, NYBC Enterprises,