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      2019 Northwest Transfusion Symposium in Portland

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      September 19, 2019

      Thursday   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      777 NE MLK Jr. Boulevard
      Portland, Oregon 97232

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      2019 Northwest Transfusion Symposium

      SYMPOSIUM OBJECTIVES: - Identify best Transfusion Medicine Practice, with special attention on pediatric transfusion - Describe developments in platelet transfusion, including FDA Guidance and new platelet products - Describe optimal use of Group O red blood cells Continental breakfast and lunch included in price PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Morning Sessions: General Focus Optimal Use of Group O Red Blood Cells Claudia S Cohn, MD, PhD Neonatal And Pediatric Transfusion: How To Be Prepared Even If You Are Not a Childrens Hospital Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD Pediatric Transfusion Medicine Cases Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD Trisha Wong, MD Pediatric Transfusion from Outside the Transfusion Service Lab, Including Use of Low-Titer Group O Whole Blood Trisha Wong, MD Mick Scanlan, MD Cases (part 2) Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD Trisha Wong, MD Lunch: Simultaneous Sessions/Exhibition LUNCH ROUND TABLES Deviations and Other Reasons to Call Transfusion Service Medical Staff Katie Wilkinson, MD Common Test Topics: Lab Scientist Certification Jackie Degler, MT(ASCP) Changing Paradigms for Blood Donor Deferrals and Increasing Blood Donor Diversity Kirsten Alcorn, MD Pediatric Transfusion Topics Trisha Wong, MD OR OPEN LUNCH NETWORKING/EXHIBITS (NO CME CREDIT) Afternoon Sessions: Joint Session Cases (part 3) Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD Trisha Wong, MD Intro to Current Issues with Platelet Inventory: Bacterial Contamination - FDA Guidance - New Formulations and Processes - Getting Your Hospital Ready Kirsten Alcorn, MD New Platelet Formulations, Focus on Pathogen Reduction Technology Claudia S Cohn, MD, PhD Prepping Your Hospital for PRT Platelets: Special Considerations, Going Beyond Product Codes Kirsten Alcorn, MD Use of Pathogen Reduction Technology in Transfusion of Pediatric Patients Nabiha Huq Saifee, MD, PhD Patient-Centered Challenges in Platelet Transfusion Thomas Deloughery, MD, MACP, FAWM Case Based Panel Discussion All Faculty

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