MTP Ratio/Guided Resuscitation/ Whole Blood

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.                          

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - CANCELLED
Master Program Number: 17EL-147

Educational Track: Technical/Clinical Track
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Residents, Students/Fellows
Teaching Level: Intermediate

Director/Moderator: Barbara A. Hewitt, RN, BSN, Transfusion Safety officer, Transfusion Medicine Service, Department of Pathology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
Speakers: Mark Yazer, MD, Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Louis Alarcon, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; Additional speaker information to be added

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the concept of Damage Control Resuscitation in Trauma.
  • Identify how a whole blood program for trauma resuscitation was implemented in adult and pediatric civilian hospitals.

Program Description:

Describe the strategies for damage control and hemostatic resuscitation in trauma patients. A description of how whole blood programs for the resuscitation of adult and pediatric trauma patients in two civilian hospitals will be provided.