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The purpose of this educational activity is to review why washed, perioperative salvaged red blood cells (RBCs) are preferable to unwashed RBCs and stored blood.
Orthopedic Nurses, Surgeons, Operating Room Nurses and Anesthesia Providers.
Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to:
Stuart Gordon, MD
Gail M. Horvath MSN, BS, RN, CNOR, CRCST
Educational Program Agenda
- 03 minutes: Activity Intro, CME Front Matter, Registration
CME Release and Expiration
Enduring Archive CME Release Date: April 2, 2012
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interests
Global Education Group requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
The faculty reported the following financial relationship or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME accredited activity:
Planners and Managers
The planners and managers reported the following financial relationship or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse / life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME accredited activity:
Physician Accreditation Statement - CME
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Global Education Group (Global) and Dane Garvin Ltd. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation - CME
Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's COA. This educational activity for up to 1.0 contact hour is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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For information about the physician and nursing accreditation of this activity, please contact Global Education Group at (303) 395-1782, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Obtain CME Credit
Attendees are expected to view all presentations before attempting to take the test and/or complete the activity evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ or nursing credits. To receive credit, the course must be completed between April 2, 2012 and April 2, 2013.
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hour. Please follow these steps in order to receive CME/CE credit for viewing the webcast:
After successfully completing the online test and/or evaluation, your application will be immediately processed and you will be given the opportunity to download a personalized CME/CE certificate for participation in this activity.
Should you have any CME/CE questions regarding this activity, please contact:
P.A.C.E.® Release And Expiration
Enduring Archive P.A.C.E.® Release Date: April 2, 2012
Credit Designation - Lab Professional, P.A.C.E.®
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science's Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program will provide 1.0 contact hours of credit.
Canadian Laboratory Professionals
How to Obtain P.A.C.E.® Credit
Viewers are expected to complete the presentation before attempting to submit contact information and the session evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for 1.0 contact hour of P.A.C.E.® approved continuing education. To receive credit, the course must be completed between April 2, 2012 and April 2, 2014
Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.0 hour. Please follow these steps in order to receive P.A.C.E.® credit for viewing the webcast:
Should you have any P.A.C.E.® questions regarding this activity, please contact:
There is no fee for this educational activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use/Investigational Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) and Dane Garvin Ltd. do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality
Global Education Group (Global) protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. Global Education Group and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.
Global Education Group and Dane Garvin, Ltd. maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
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Commercial Support Statement
HAEMONETICS® This activity is supported by an educational grant from Haemonetics.
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