Title: Pediatric Apheresis
Date: February 20, 2013
Presenter: Meghan Delaney, MD
Dr Delaney is the Medical Director for apheresis at Puget Sound Blood Center, which supplies therapeutic apheresis and donor procedures to 9 hospitals in the greater Seattle area. She is the Medical Director of the blood bank at Seattle Children's Hospital.
At the end of the webinar, the participants should be able to:
1. Gain exposure to some of the indications for therapeutic apheresis in children.
2. Understand the trends of the use of apheresis in pediatric patients.
3. Review some of the technical aspects of pediatric apheresis, including anticoagulation.