TP what does it stand for? Hear from Transfusion Practitioners in 4 countries (England, Canada, Belgium and Australia) what their role involves and why it is so important in health care.
If you would like more information please go to the International Society of Blood Transfusion website.
Episode 10: Non-medical authorization of blood in practice
Today's episode includes interviews with 3 nurse/nurse practitioners from Australia, Canada and UK who undertake non-medical authorization/prescription of blood or blood products.
Episode 9: Transfusion Practitioners support the non-medical authorization of blood
This episode describes how Australia, Canada and the UK have implemented non-medical authorization/nurse prescribing of blood and blood products.
Episode 8: How to build a case for a Transfusion Practitioner
In this podcast we speak to Dr Naomi Rahimi-Levene who recently helped to implement a Transfusion Practitioner role in the Shamir Medical Centre in Tel Aviv Israel. For the listeners there are resources available at ISBT TP subgroup to help you build a case for a TP.
Episode 7: Transfusion practitioners talk about patient blood management part 2
In this episode, Transfusion Practitioners continue to explain patient blood management (PBM) programs, this time with a focus on those in place in different countries.
Practitioners from Australia, Canada, the UK, and Belgium will discuss different PBM programs to give a clear idea on how they work, talking among other things about fundings, organization between departments, implementing single unit transfusions, and anemia assessment programs.
Episode 6: Transfusion Practitioners talk about patient blood management part 1
In this podcast Transfusion Practitioners explain patient blood management and look at examples of low resource strategies that could be used to reduce the need for transfusion such as reducing iatrogenic anaemia and the use of single unit transfusion.
Episode 5: Transfusion Practitioners talk about education
Education is another of the many roles of a Transfusion Practitioner (TP). In this podcast a group of TPs discuss the types and topics of education they provide to support patient safety.