Hot Topic Discussion: Impact of Injectable PrEP on Donor Testing and Screening (22EL-766) – Free for AABB Individual Members!

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Live Program Date: Thursday August 18, 2022 - On-Demand Available

Program Number: 22EL-766


AshlandThis on-demand Hot Topic Discussion is provided complimentary to AABB individual members through the generous support of Ashland, an AABB Premium Corporate Partner; nonmembers to pay regular eCast rate of $69. Group viewing/registration is not provided. After registering, access is granted via the AABB Education platform (after logging in using your AABB username and password simply click “My Learning Programs” and then “Hot Topic Discussions”). Please note: if you registered for the live program you do not need to register for this on-demand hot topic discussion (access to the on-demand hot topic discussion was included with the live program registration).

Please note: Registration for the live program is now closed. Registration is available for the on-demand program.

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  • Program Description

    This program will provide new information regarding the potential impact of donor use of long-acting, injectable cabotegravir as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) approved by FDA in late December 2021, and new considerations for donor testing and screening. Expert speakers will provide brief presentations, followed by a question and discussion period.


    Moderator: Sharon Carayiannis, MT(ASCP)HP, Vice President, Science and Practice, Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies (AABB)

    • Jed B. Gorlin, MD, MBA, Vice President and Medical Director, Innovative Blood Resources; Chair, AABB Transfusion Transmitted Diseases Committee
    • Brian Custer, PhD, MPH, Director, Vitalant Research Institute; Senior Vice President, Research and Scientific Programs, Vitalant; Adjunct Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco
    • Mary Townsend, MD, Senior Medical Director, National Office, Vitalant; Chair, AABB Donor History Task Force

    Continuing Education Credit

    AABB estimates both the live and on-demand version of this program each to be eligible for 1.25 continuing education credits/contact hours for California Lab Personnel, Florida Lab Personnel and General Participation credit. The final number of credit(s) and credit types awarded for this program (live or on-demand) will be determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage. Please note: California Nurse and continuing education credits for physicians are not available for this program.

    Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.