Resources for Nurses
TML Basics: ABO, Rh(D) Compatibility; Group & Screen; Crossmatch
Melanie Tokessy, MLT – November 2020
RBC’s, Platelets, Plasma: W5 (Who, What, When, Where, Why) and How
Donna Berta RN BScN – November 2020
Transfusion Reactions: Identifying and Providing Patient Care
Widad Abdulwahab, RN BScN MN – November 2020
What’s New: A Provincial Massive Hemorrhage Protocol
Dr. Allison Collins MD FRCPC – November 2020
Massive Hemorrhage Protocol e-learning module: Training slides for Nurses
This educational module will review the role of the Nurse during an MHP but could also be used for Anesthesia Assistants and others where appropriate.
Bloody Easy Blood Administration eLearning
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.
Bloody Easy Nursing Transfusion Medicine Boot Camp Presentations
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 Transfusion
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 Manual
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 […]