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Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 5/26/2023Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 5/26/2023End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

Topic
Exchange Transfusions: When, Why and How

Presented By
Cathy Litty, MD, Director of Transfusion Medicine, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; Assistant Professor of Pathology

Learning Objectives

  • Identify when to use exchange transfusions and when to use alternatives
  • Review the blood components used to reconstitute whole blood
  • Discuss why the use of exchange transfusion is less frequent than it was 60 years ago

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

http://towerhealth.eeds.com.
Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
Cathy Litty, MD
Location:
In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
Audience:
  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Medical Residents/Fellows
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