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This course will discuss the background on the clinical use of red cell transfusions in the United States.
It will then address the most common clinical scenarios requiring transfusion, including providing a clinical decision framework to help guide transfusion-related decisions and efforts undertaken to address the overuse of transfusions in the US.
Upon completion of the workshop, the participant will be able to:
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In 1977, P.A.C.E.® was established by the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) to stimulate and serve as the quality assurance mechanism for continuing education programs offered to clinical laboratory professionals. ASCLS strongly supports continuing education opportunities to increase and enhance professional knowledge and ongoing proficiency. P.A.C.E.® ensures that the continuing education programs offered to clinical laboratory professionals maintain high standards of quality and professional acceptability.
Dr. Jonathan Hughes
Dr Courtney Hopkins
Division Chief Medical Officer
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