Transfusion Decisions

Overview

In this month’s “Virtual Lecture,” Justin Kreuter, M.D., discusses how coagulation works and how to make appropriate transfusion decisions.

Presentation

Presenter

Photo of Dr. Justin Kreuter

Justin Kreuter, M.D.

Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Division of Transfusion Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the components of in vivo coagulation.
  • Summarize the process of in vivo coagulation.
  • Paraphrase clinically significant aspects of hemostasis. 

Intended audience

This program is appropriate for clinicians, pathologists, medical technologists, nurses, pharmacists, and other allied health staff.

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this event:

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General (Blood Banking) credit. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

To obtain credit


1. Watch the video.

2. Complete the post-test and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.

3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.

Credit for this program expires on 2/22/2025.

Faculty disclosure


Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

Questions?

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