Blood Transfusion Training/

Competencies

Welcome to Blood Transfusion training and education

 

Contents

 

TRAINING

Mandatory Blood Transfusion training

 

Every 2 years, face to face and on-line training materials, including knowledge questions

Porters - every 2 years, on-training materials, including knowledge questions.

Blood collection

Once only for staff who have never collected at MYHT, on-line training materials, including knowledge questions.

Major Haemorrhage

Annually, on-line training materials

GMP

Transport drivers – One off practical for newly appointed drivers, Annual update training, using on-line materials, including knowledge questions

Receipt of Blood in clinical areas (Pontefract only)

Every 2 years, on-line training materials, including knowledge questions.

COMPETENCIES

Obtaining a venous blood sample for pre-transfusion testing

One off

Organising the receipt of blood/blood components

One off

Preparing and Administrating a transfusion 

One off

Blood Collection

Every 2 years

Consenting Patients for Blood Transfusion

Healthcare practitioners involved in blood transfusion are required to complete the consent for Transfusion e-learning module

 

Other Training Material (not mandatory)

NLMS