2021 CPIP-E Case 5: Transfusion Medicine – Prophylactic Platelet Transfusions: Guidelines, Institution Development, and Products - CPIP0505W.2021
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Learn about available platelet products, clinical and evidence-based professional guidelines for platelet transfusion, and strategies to best support clinical services, particularly during times of platelet shortage.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Launch Date: May 17, 2021
Expiration Date: May 16, 2024 11:59 PM (CT)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Medical Knowledge, Patient Care

Registration Information
THIS ACTIVITY REQUIRES CREDIT CARD PAYMENT. If you ordered this product in advance, click Learning Search to locate the activity.

To enroll in the series with one easy payment, or to enroll multiple participants from the same institution, call 800-323-4040 option 1. This option is only available until December 31, 2021, after this date this activity is only accessible by an online credit card payment.

Blood product shortages disproportionately affect platelet inventories and can often lead to misunderstandings between the blood bank and clinical providers. This activity emphasizes the importance of establishing evidence-based institutional guidelines for platelet transfusion with a multidisciplinary group of providers to facilitate collaboration and communication with clinical colleagues.

This clinical pathology activity is intended for pathologists.

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  1. Evaluate and integrate professional practice guidelines for platelet transfusion established by internal medicine/hematology/oncology, interventional radiology, surgery/anesthesiology, and transfusion medicine.
  2. Identify key components needed for the development of evidence-based institution-specific prophylactic transfusion guidelines.
  3. Identify the available platelet products and enumerate their benefits and limitations.

Related Link
Clinical Pathology Improvement Program

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Payment Information
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College of American Pathologists
CAP Learning
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
Refunds will be handled on an exception basis. Please submit your request to the CAP in writing via email at education@cap.org or fax at 847-832-8006.

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This activity and evaluation are available May 17, 2021, and expire May 16, 2024, at 11:59 PM (CT). Upon completion of the activity your credit will be awarded. Your certificate may be downloaded from your Transcript.

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Non-Member Price:   $65.00  
Member Price:  $50.00   

2021 CPIP-E Case 5: Transfusion Medicine – Prophylactic Platelet Transfusions: Guidelines, Institution Development, and Products