Barts and The London, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Has a full understanding of blood transfusions including management of adverse events.


This learning outcome is a primary level outcome.

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a. Appreciate the importance of sample / patient / blood product labelling and identification
b. Be able to make efficient and appropriate use of the Blood Transfusion Service in the care of patients
c. Know how to recognise and initiate treatment of transfusion reactions
d. Know the complications and problems of blood transfusion
e. Know the diversity of blood transfusion products available and their use
f. Know the nature and extent of the National Blood Transfusion Service


This learning outcome is taught in the following sessions:


This learning outcome is assessed in the following ways: