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Quality Assurance In Transfusion Medicine


January 13 2022


5:15 pm - 5:55 pm


  • Dr. Hakan Buyukdere
    Dr. Hakan Buyukdere

    Dr. Hakan Buyukdere is a Staff Hematopathologist at EORLA Laboratory of Ottawa Hospital General Campus and works as a Section Head of Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation Laboratories. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department. His main area of interests focus on ” Continuous Quality”, “Safe Transfusion Practices” , “Rapid Reversal of Anticoagulation” and “Multiparameter Flow Cytometry”

Review of Quality Assurance programs in Transfusion Medicine from theoretical and practical perspectives.

At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to: 

  • Explain the purpose and basic principles of a quality assurance program in Transfusion Medicine
  • List at least six (6) basic components of a Transfusion Medicine QA program
  • Describe a few strategies for quality improvement in Transfusion Medicine assurance program in transfusion medicine

Target Audience: Faculty, Residents, Medical Students

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