Guidelines for Blood Product Administration

Guidelines for Blood Product Administration 

Red blood cells can be transfused for cases of hemorrhage, severe anemia, and certain percentages of blood loss to help improve the delivery of oxygen to tissues. It can also be used for Acute Sickle Cell Crisis as well as a reversal agent for anticoagulation effects. Careful administration of any kind of blood product requires the adherence to very specific guidelines to ensure safety and optimal, therapeutic outcomes.



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Hours: 0.25
REL-ACU-0-GBPA

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-ACU-0-GBPA
Hours: 0.25
Type: Pro-On-The-Go
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2022

Outline:
Section 1: Guidelines for Blood Product Administration

Preparation

Medical Record

Medication Administration Record

IV Access

Y-Tubing

Obtain Blood

Verify

Pre-Medicate

1st Vital Signs

Hang Blood

2nd Vital Signs

Adjust Rate

Monitoring

Transfusion Complete

Documentation

Course Contributor

Resources

Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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