Newsletter

April 2022

In This Issue Transfusion Reaction Reporting Canadian Society For Transfusion Medicine (CSTM) Conference 2022- May 26-29th Celebrating National Medical Laboratory Week  Register: CSTM 2022 Annual Conference Register: Perinatal Consensus Conference Featured Resource: IVIG Infusion Guide Coming Soon: Transfusion Medicine Education Web Conference Archive Video Upcoming Event: University of Toronto Transfusion Medicine Rounds Transfusion Reaction Reporting Donna […]

March 2022

In This Issue CSTM Standards Version 5: What to expect in this version An Ethics Review of the Ontario Contingency Plan for the Management of Blood Shortages New! T-Shirt Design Competition Register: Transfusion Medicine Technical Dry Workshop Register: CSTM 2022 Annual Conference Save the Date: Perinatal Consensus Conference Featured Resource: Inventory Management Toolkit Upcoming Event: […]

February 2022

In This Issue Massive Hemorrhage Protocol: Quality Metrics Portal Pilot Register: 17th Annual Transfusion Medicine Education Web Conference Save the Date: Perinatal Consensus Conference Featured Resource: MHP Simulation Videos Upcoming Event: University of Toronto Transfusion Medicine Rounds Massive Hemorrhage Protocol: Quality Metrics Portal Pilot Troy Thompson, ORBCoN Program Manager, Dr. Jeannie Callum, Director of Transfusion […]

January 2022

In this Issue Bloody Easy at 20. Announcement: CSTM 2022 Annual Conference Announcement: BEBA eLearning Program Featured Resource: Bloody Easy Blood Administration Version 3 Upcoming Event: University of Toronto Transfusion Medicine Rounds Bloody Easy at 20. Dr. Peter Pinkerton, Division of Transfusion Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Co-author Bloody Easy: Blood Transfusions, Blood Alternatives and Transfusion […]

December 2021

1. Whither convalescent plasma therapy?
2. Major clinical trial finds convalescent plasma does not help patients with COVID-19h
3. Patient Engagement in the CONCOR-1 Trial: Formation and Involvement of the Community Advisory

November 2021

Choosing Wisely for Perinatal Transfusion Medicine and Immunoglobulin Utilization Practices at ON Hospitals

October 2021

Launching of the new ORBCoN Learning Management System and Plasma Protein and Related Product Redistribution Reporting Program

September 2021

Updates on Using Blood Wisely Canada initiative, BEBA resources and information about the new ORBCoN Learning Management System

July 2021

Ontario’s First Recommendations for Massive Hemorrhage – Virtual Symposium April 30, 2021

June 2021

New Provincial Redistribution Program for Plasma Protein Products Online Reporting System & Update on the ORBCoN Provincial Redistribution Toolkit