Past Webinars

Webinar: How to Teach Better Immediately

Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022 – 06:00 PM

Nearly all of us have to teach, train, make presentations, and give feedback as part of our job. Only rarely do we receive
any training on how to do it. This session will be focused on practical tips you can use immediately in any context.

Level: Basic

Nick Rose, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Wisconsin Hospital

This webinar is approved for 1.0 credit hours by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.  

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Webinar: The Voyage from Vein to Vein

Webinar Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021 – 06:00 PM

This presentation will detail the cell therapy processing practices employed by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Connell & O’Reilly Families Cell Manipulation Core Facility in the space between donor collection and stem cell infusion. COVID era challenges will be addressed in this journey of transplant patient care.

Level: Basic

Heather Garrity, MHA
Stem Cell Transplant Lab Manager 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Karl Stasko, MPH
Technical Director, Stem Cell Transplant and MOS Labs 
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

This webinar is approved for 1.0 credit hours by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.  

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Webinar: The HLA-As and Bs of Platelet Refractoriness

Webinar Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 – 06:00 PM

Anti-HLA antibodies are a frequent cause of refractoriness to platelet transfusions, and as a result, blood banks are often called on to provide HLA-matched or HLA-compatible platelets. We will discuss current testing methodologies and platelet selection strategies, as well as newer approaches.

Level: Basic

Grace Mahowald, MD, PhD, D(ABHI)
Assistant Director, HLA Laboratory  
Massachusetts General Hospital

This webinar is approved for 1.0 credit hours by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.  

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Webinar: Veterinary Transfusion Medicine

Webinar Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 – 06:00 PM

This presentation will cover blood types in cats and dogs, cross matching, screening for blood donors, and obtaining and storing blood. We will review the different blood components used in veterinary medicine, indications for transfusion, as well as other topics such as autotransfusion and xenotransfusion.

Level: Intermediate

Kristina DePaula, DVM, DACVECC
Criticalist and Medical Director
Blue Pearl Veterinary Partners, Waltham, MA

This webinar is approved for 1.0 credit hours by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.  

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Webinar: Transfusion Topics in Obstetrics

Webinar Date: Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 – 06:00 PM

This lecture will present a broad overview of the blood bank care of pregnant patients including prenatal tests performed after confirmation of pregnancy, tests necessary when a clinically significant RBC antibody is identified, techniques used by obstetricians to assess for fetal anemia, and treatment options.

Level: Basic

Kerry O’Brien, MD
Medical Director, Blood Bank 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


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