Introduction to Transfusion Medicine

Self Study Course | On Demand | 1 Medical Credit Hour

Instructed by

Adam Lancaster, DVM, Criticalist
Adam Lancaster, DVM, Criticalist

Dr. Adam Lancaster is a Board Certified Critical Care Specialist with BluePearl Veterinary Partners and is also a member of BluePearl's national Clinician Talent Acquisition team. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a biomedical emphasis from the University of Northern Iowa. He was a Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Resident at Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Continuing Education speaker and lecturer, and he authored an article on sleep aid toxicosis in dogs for the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Learning Objectives

  • To review Blood donor selection and testing
  • To review what blood products are available and how to use them
  • To review pre-transfusion testing
  • To review how to administer a blood transfusion
  • To review potential adverse reactions associated with blood transfusions