Learn, share and advance in the fields of transfusion and transplantation medicine
In late August, after a lot of hard work, collaboration and consultation, we launched a new and improved online educational platform for health-care professionals.
Canadian Blood Services has a mandate to strengthen and support professional development in the fields of transfusion and transplantation science and medicine to ultimately benefit patients while ensuring donor safety. We are also committed to promoting awareness and education about organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada and improving access to transplants for Canadians in need.
To meet these goals, we work with partners to develop educational tools, gather best and leading practices, publish original articles and reports, and organize educational events. This new web portal supports these efforts. It’s also an opportunity to integrate our educational activities in the areas of transfusion, stem cells, as well as organs and tissues.
“We create a number of valuable resources for professionals and students working or studying in transfusion medicine, organ and tissue donation and transplantation and blood stem cell transplantation,” says Dr. Dana Devine, chief medical and scientific officer. “With this new site, these resources will be easier to access and professionals will have new opportunities to learn, share and advance in their field.”
The Professional Education site replaces two previous sites, transfusionmedicine.ca and organsandtissues.ca, and brings this content together on one new platform with a modern look and new and improved functionality.
We hope that health-care professionals and students will depend on it to be a source for relevant and engaging content and for opportunities to improve practice and as a result, patient care and outcomes.
With an eye toward continuous improvement user feedback, comments and questions are welcome.
The Professional Education offers:
- Best and leading practices in transfusion
- Best and leading practices in transplantation
- Original articles
- New publications
- Announcements and news
- Educational events and more