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ASFA 2017 Webinar Schedule

 ASFA 2017 Webinars Schedule

American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) is pleased to announce that participation in the 2017 webinar series is FREE for all ASFA members! There is a $75 registration fee per webinar for non-members.

March 2017

 

Title: You need me to do what? Three challenging cases in therapeutic apheresis from an RN perspective
Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Jean Wucinski, RN, BSN

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify approaches for taking care of complex patients
  • Describe methods for adapting to a surgical environment
  • Identify strategies to increase comfort when taking care of pediatric patients

Registration
has closed.

Members can watch 
the recording in 
ASFA Access

 

June 2017

 

Title: Zika Virus and the Blood Supply: What do we know?
Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Alexandra Jimenez, MD

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review history of ZIKV
  • Discuss modes of transmission
  • Describe clinical presentation and complications
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Zika implications for blood safety
  • Extrapolation of risk from other arboviruses
  • Describe and discuss mitigation strategies being used for Zika

Registration 
has closed.

Members can watch
the recording in
ASFA Access

 

July 2017

 

Title: Anticoagulant Removal in Apheresis
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Oluwatoyosi Onwuemene, MD, MS

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review the effects of therapeutic plasma exchange on coagulation protein removal
  • Understand the implications of coagulation protein removal on bleeding risk
  • Review published reports on the effects of therapeutic apheresis on anticoagulant drugs
  • Understand recommendations for best practices in therapeutic apheresis anticoagulant drug management

Registration 
has closed.

Members can watch 
the recording in 
ASFA Access

 

September 2017

 

Topic: Optimizing Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Collection by Apheresis
Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Anand Padmanabhan, MD, PhD

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand collection methodologies for HPC collection by apheresis
  • Describe devices used to collect HPCs in the US
  • Discuss approaches to optimize cellular collections

Registration 
has closed.

Members can watch 
the recording in 
ASFA Access

 

October 2017

 

Topic: Ethical Considerations for the Apheresis Practitioner
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Jan Hofmann, MD, MPH, MSc

Learning Objectives:

  • Define the conceptual issues of clinical ethics in apheresis.
  • Describe typical apheresis ethical challenges and approaches to resolve them.
  • Utilize case studies to illustrate key ethical concepts in practice.

Registration 
has closed.

Members can watch 
the recording in 
ASFA Access

 

November 2017

 

Topic: ManuFACTuring Your Quality Management Plan
Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Patricia Shi, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basic principles of quality management
  • Describe strategies to meet required elements of the FACT QM Plan
  • Surmount the most common citations in the QM Plan and related standards

Registration 
has closed.

Members can watch 
the recording in 
ASFA Access

 

November 2017

 

Topic: Outpatient HPC collections for children under 1000 TBV it can be done ... Ingredients for success: Lines, Primes and Prediction.
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Elizabeth Valdez

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe central line alternatives for small patients undergoing HCP collections.
  • Discuss the clinical impact of blood primes on small patients undergoing HPC collections.
  • Understand the use of the processing prediction algorithm.

Registration 
has closed.

Members can watch 
the recording in 
ASFA Access