Essentials of Transfusion Medicine - Webinar Series

Thank you for making the 2021 Essentials of Transfusion Medicine Webinar Series (ETMWS) a success!

The  Essentials of Transfusion Medicine Webinar Series (ETMWS) was a series of weekly webinars that covered a wide variety of transfusion medicine/blood banking topics.  Although the course ran from January-June 2021, you can now access all ETMWS recordings at the NYBCe Education Resources website (  

Essentials of Transfusion Medicine Webinar Series



Block 1: Donors, Collection & Processing Download Block 1 Brochure here!

January 13, 2021 

Quality Systems/ Donor Recruitment 

January 20, 2021 

Blood Donation Process/ Donor Reactions 

January 27, 2021 

Component Preparation & Manufacturing/ Preparation of Plasma Derivatives 

February 3, 2021 

Emerging Infectious Agents/ Donor Testing 

February 10, 2021 

Platelet Guidance Document/ Pathogen Reduction 

Block 2: Immunohematology/Genomics Download Block 2 Brochure here!

February 17, 2021 

Pre-transfusion Testing/ Common Blood Groups 

February 24, 2021 

Fundamentals of Antibody Identification/ Antibody Identification Case Studies 

March 3, 2021 

Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia/ Clinical Management of Patients with Allo- and Autoantibodies 

March 10, 2021 

Current Issues in Immunohematology/ Common Applications of Blood Group Genomics in Transfusion Medicine

Block 3: Transfusion Support Download Block 3 Brochure here!

March 17, 2021 

Clinical Use of RBC Products/ Clinical Use of Platelets, Plasma & Cryoprecipitate 

March 24, 2021 

Adverse Effects of Transfusion/ TRALI vs. TACO 

March 31, 2021 

HLA System/ Platelet Antibody Testing 

April 7, 2021 

Management of Platelet Refractoriness/ Neonatal & Perinatal Transfusion Medicine 

April 14, 2021 

Comprehensive Blood Management/ Bloodless Medicine 

Block 4: Hemostasis Download Block 4 Brochure here!

April 21, 2021 

Overview of Coagulation/ Coagulation Testing 

April 28, 2021 

Congenital Bleeding Disorders/ Acquired Bleeding Disorders 

May 5, 2021 

Platelet Disorders/ Reversal of Anticoagulants 

May 12, 2021 

Massive Transfusion Protocol/ Use of Whole Blood 

Block 5: Convalescent Plasma, Cell Therapy & Apheresis Download Block 5 Brochure here!

May 19, 2021 

Recruitment, Collection & Testing of CCP/ Transfusion of CCP 

May 26, 2021 

Overview of Cellular Therapy 

June 2, 2021 

HPC Product Processing & Cryopreservation/ Cell Therapy cGMP 

June 9, 2021 

Medical Issues in a Clinical CT Lab/ National Marrow Donor Program  

June 16, 2021 

Overview of Therapeutic Apheresis/ Applications of Therapeutic Apheresis

Level of Instruction: Basic to Intermediate

Intended Audience:

  • Residents/Fellows
  • Attending physicians
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Nurses
  • Students
  • Educators
  • Anyone wanting a comprehensive overview of Blood Banking/ Transfusion Medicine

Cost: Free of charge


  • P.A.C.E. certificate of attendance will be provided to attendees who complete the program and submit an evaluation.
  • NYBCe is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.

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