HSG Blood Component Transfusion

The Health & Safety Group
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3 hours
11.95 GBP excl. VAT
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HSG Blood Component Transfusion

Blood Transfusion is vital to support a variety of clinical procedures and has and continues to save numerous lives every year.

Using blood and blood components is a standard procedure in NHS and private hospitals. Blood transfusion, if used safely and appropriately, will improve the quality of life or be a life-saving treatment for many patients.

This short online course will improve the awareness and competencies of healthcare professionals who administer blood and products in various clinical settings.

Blood Transfusion is vital to support a variety of clinical procedures and has and continues to save numerous lives every year.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at all staff throughout the health and social care sector that are trained in blood component transfusion procedures.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


  • The expected benefits, risks & anticipated outcomes of blood transfusion
  • The alternatives to blood transfusion
  • The processes to authorise (prescribe) blood components& identify available blood components
  • The importance of obtaining & documenting informed consent for blood transfusion
  • The importance of patient monitoring, transfusion rates & relevant documentation of episodes
  • The common errors & complications of blood transfusion together with the appropriate management
  • The process for management of massive blood loss
  • The procedure for safe use & disposal of equipment amp; materials
  • How to raise concerns or report incidents regarding the administration of blood components

Training Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Haemovigilance
  • Blood Cells
  • The ABO System
  • The RH System
  • Antigens and Antibodies
  • Blood sampling, Collection and storage
  • Transfusion Decisions
  • Refusing Transfusions
  • Transfusion Checks & Process
  • Adverse Reactions & Events


Course Price: £11.95 + VAT

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...

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