Transfusion Practitioners across the world Podcast
Episode 8: Transfusion Practitioners talk about building a case for Transfusion Practitioners in your organisation.
In this episode, Rachel Moss interviews Dr Naomi Rahimi-Levene who is Director of Blood Bank and Senior Haematologist at the Shamir Medical Centre in Tel Aviv about the process of implementing a Transfusion Practitioner and about the outcomes to date.
Episode 7: Transfusion Practitioners talk about patient blood management - part 2
In this episode, Transfusion Practitioners continue to explain patient blood management (PBM) programs, this time with a focus on those in place in different countries. If you have not listened to part 1 (episode 6) make sure to do that first.
Episode 6: Transfusion Practitioners talk about patient blood management - part 1
In this podcast episode, Transfusion Practitioners explain patient blood management and look at examples of low-resource strategies that could be used to reduce the need for transfusion such as reducing iatrogenic anaemia and the use of single unit transfusion.
Episode 5: Transfusion Practitioners talk about education
Education is another of the many roles of a Transfusion Practitioner (TP). In this podcast a group of TPs discuss the types and topics of education they provide to support patient safety.
Episode 4: Transfusion Practitioners explore transfusion incidents
Investigating transfusion incidents is one of the many roles of a Transfusion Practitioner. In this episode, a group of TPs discuss what hemovigilance is, what they do when investigating incidents, and how this can contribute to patient safety.
Episode 3: Transfusion Practitioners talk about audit
Transfusion Practitioners talk about audits and provide some examples, tips and resources to help those in health services undertake audits to improve patient safety.
Episode 2: How Transfusion Practitioners make a difference?
This episode features 2 eminent transfusion medicine specialists who have worked closely with transfusion practitioners for many years and they discuss how transfusion practitioners make a difference. If you are not sure what a transfusion practitioners are you may wish to go back to podcast number 1 about "what is a a transfusion practitioner?"
Episode 1: What is a TP?
TP what does it stand for? Hear from Transfusion Practitioners in 4 countries (England, Canada, Belgium and Australia) what their role involves and why it is so important in health care.