The BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office (PBCO) and Canadian Blood Services provide a free, day-long education session every fall to support and educate technologists, nurses and physicians about transfusion medicine issues. This conference is also broadcast via webinar, reaching attendees throughout the province and beyond.


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2020 Education Day

Virtual Webinar

Thursday, October 1st

 10:00am - 2:00pm


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Presentations - Slides and Speaker Biographies

Crystal Brunk, R.N. (PHC)

Sandy Quan, MLT (PHC)

Dr. Karen Dallas, Clinical (PHC) 

 New Initiatives at CBS & The Future of Transfusion Medicine

Dr. Dana Devine (CBS) 

 BC’s Transfusion Medicine Response to Covid-19

Dr. Robert Guo (VCH)

Dr. Eric McGinnis (VCH) 

 Vanessa’s Law

Dr. Matthew Yan (CBS) 
Antibody Investigation with 3 Perspectives:  
1. Back to Typing School – A Primer on Resolving Blood Grouping Anomalies Heba Abukhadra (CBS)
2. Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Develop New Phenotype Janice Infanti (VCH)
3. Postnatal Investigation for Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn Kelsey Wagner (C&W)