The Fundamentals of Blood Transfusion for the Non-Haematologist

This course aims to cover the science underpinning the principles of Transfusion Medicine and the uses and risks of (and, where applicable, alternatives to) commonly used blood components that you will see in daily practice.

This course is part of the F|Docs Library for foundation doctors and will also be relevant to those in medical school or core training. 

The course takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete.

Foundation Programme Curriculum

This course covers the following Foundation Programme Curriculum areas:

14. Performs procedures safely
19. Makes patient safety a priority in clinical practice

To view the rest of the curriculum and which courses correspond to each area, click here.

About the Authors

Dr Conrad Hayes
Dr Conrad Hayes
Clinical Medical Educationalist

Dr Conrad Hayes is a Histopathology trainee in the West Midlands. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Adam Thomas
Dr Adam Thomas
Clinical Medical Educationalist

Dr Adam Thomas is a GP trainee in the West Midlands. He has completed Core Surgical Training and is completing his Masters in Medical Education.

What's included?

58 Videos
1 Quiz
1 Text