Resources for Nurses
Bloody Easy Blood Administration *eLearningBloody Easy Blood Administration
Bloody Easy Blood Administration is an electronic learning tool that was developed with input from RN’s, Transfusion Safety Officers and Transfusion Personnel across Ontario. The content reflects current best practices and you will learn about the risks of transfusion, the significance of the ABO and Rh blood group systems, and what these systems mean in […]
Bloody Easy Blood Administration Version 2 * HandbookBloody Easy Blood Administration
This booklet is ideal for nurses or health care professionals administering blood. It provides an overview of blood and blood products, the risks associated with them, and how they should be administered. In addition, it describes the types of transfusion reactions that may occur. This booklet is available in both English and French and is […]
Bloody Easy Blood Administration Version 2 *FlipbookBloody Easy Blood Administration
The BEBA flipbook is viewable on any desktop PC, smartphone or tablet. It features a linkable table of contents and search functionality enabling users to find content quickly and easily.
Bloody Easy Nursing Transfusion Medicine Boot Camp PresentationsNurses
Each year (beginning in 2018) ORBCoN hosts a nursing event entitled: Bloody Easy Nursing Transfusion Medicine Boot Camp. This link provides access to the slides from these events, provided the presenters have given their permission.
The 8 Rights of TransfusionNurses
This resource highlights 8 important checks for administration of blood to be performed at the bedside. Lanyard cards are available as a quick reference to promote and reinforce the need for these 8 checks at the bedside. Lanyard cards are bilingual. To request hard copies, please visit Order Resources under the ORBCoN Resources tab.
Transfusion Safety Officer (TSO) Resource ManualNurses
The Transfusion Safety Officer (TSO) Resource Manual was developed to be used as a reference for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT), Registered Nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals appointed to the Transfusion Safety Officer role. This resource is intended to be utilized by hospitals or institutions that do not have a formal TSO in place but […]
Blood Administration made Bloody Easy: Module 1 Transfusing the PatientBloody Easy Blood Administration
Powerpoint slide presentation for nurses. Learning objectives include: importance of checking informed consent, process for verifying the transfusion order, steps required to prepare the patient, the importance of accurate identification, steps for safe blood administration, including monitoring and assessments and what documentation is required with a transfusion. NOTE: These modules serve as a reference, with information as […]
Blood Administration made Bloody Easy: Module 2 Indications and CompatibilityBloody Easy Blood Administration
Powerpoint slide presentation for nurses. Learning objectives include: describe blood components and blood products, define the major uses, appropriate storage, and expiration of blood components and products, recognize IV tubing requirements and appropriate infusion times, explain blood group compatibility and the significance of the ABO and Rh blood group system. NOTE: These modules serve as a reference, […]