"What's in the Bag?" Pediatric Transfusion Strategies

January 18, 2022

The BloodNet Education Conference Series is an educational event offered periodically throughout 2022. Each session will explore specialized topics in the field of hematology, featuring talks and discussions from leading pediatric critical care, transfusion medicine and hematology experts. 

Target Audience

The target audience for this series includes physicians, fellows and healthcare providers who have an interest in pediatric critical care and hematology. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:

• Compare and differentiate commonly transfused blood products
• Evaluate current data and new developments in blood processing and products in the US
• Apply evidence-based clinical approaches of blood transfusions in pediatrics
• Identify how we can evolve our understanding of pediatric transfusions through the vein to vein REDS-IV-P Database

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/18/2022 - 12:00pm MST
Event ends: 
01/18/2022 - 2:00pm MST
Children's Hospital Colorado
United States
Hosted by: Michele Loi, MD, Marianne Nellis, MD, MS and Cassandra Josephson, MD


Guest Speakers


Yunchuan Delores, Mo, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics
Director of Coagulation, Laboratory & Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine
Children’s National Hospital

Cyril Jacquot, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Hematology, Laboratory & Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine
Children’s National Hospital

Cassandra Josephson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
Co-Chair of NHLBI Recipient Epidemiology and Donor
Evaluation Program, Emory University
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Marianne Nellis, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Stacey L. Valentine, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School



Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Other (Internet live) activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Note: A general certificate of attendance will be available after the completion of the online evaluation. Claim only credit commensurate of your conference attendance.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Attendance


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Required Hardware/software

A computer with audio and/or video, and internet connection is required to participate.