This 40 minute eCPD tutorial provides an insight into the importance of a nurse’s role in all aspects of transfusion medicine.  Covering many areas such as collection, handling and administration, including a variety of tests necessary to ensure patient safety.  There is an overview of the blood products available and why and when we would use them.  Also learn how to spot signs of a transfusion reaction in order to prevent life threatening side effects.  This will build your confidence in practice and provide you with a thorough understanding of all things transfusion!

This CPD tutorial is worth 40 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.