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Continuing Education Credits

Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - General (Blood Banking / Immunohematology): 1 hour(s)
Course number 20-547561, approved through 9/1/2020

Objectives

  • Describe Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) including the composition, volume, storage requirements, shelf life, indications, contraindications, and dosage.
  • Discuss the current concerns regarding FFP utilization.
  • List the current published indications for the use of FFP.
  • Discuss the results of the AABB consensus conference on evidence-based practice for FFP administration.
  • Define TRALI, TACO, and allergic reactions and for each describe the mechanism of action, symptoms and signs, prevention, and treatment.
  • Discuss recent TRALI mitigation strategies including AABB Standard 5.4.1.2.
  • Discuss procedures for transfusion reaction investigations including overall goals and current standards of practice.

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Course Outline

  • Fresh Frozen Plasma
      • Introduction
      • Definitions of Terms Used in this Course
      • Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP): Component Characteristics, Storage, and Thawing Requirements
      • Table 1: Selection of ABO Compatible FFP
      • Guidelines for the Use of FFP
      • Guidelines for the Use of FFP, continued
  • Adverse Reactions Commonly Associated with Plasma Transfusion: TRALI
      • Plasma Transfusion Risks
      • Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI)
      • TRALI Characteristics and Mechanisms
      • AABB Recommendations Regarding Plasma Donors
      • AABB Recommendations Regarding Plasma Donors: HLA Testing and Targeted HLA Typing
      • TRALI: Other Cellular Component Associations
  • Adverse Reactions Commonly Associated with Plasma Transfusion: TACO
      • Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO)
      • Summary of Clinical Features that Differentiate TACO from TRALI
  • Adverse Reactions Commonly Associated with Plasma Transfusions: ATR
      • Allergic/Anaphylactic Transfusion Reaction (ATR)
      • Antibodies Associated with Anaphylaxis
      • ATR Mechanism and Prevention
  • Investigation of Suspected Transfusion-Related Adverse Reactions
      • Transfusion Reaction Investigation Goals
      • Recognizing and Responding to a Transfusion-Associated Adverse Event
      • Recognizing and Responding to a Transfusion-Associated Adverse Event, continued
  • References
      • References
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