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.


2017 Education Session

Thursday, September 28 in Kamloops BC

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 2017 Education Day Registration Form

2017 Education Day Agenda




  • Factor Product Redistribution Program

Daryl Gouthro (St Paul's Hospital)

  • IVIG PID Data

Chris Biantoro (BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office)

  • Why We Leukodeplete & What Can We Do with These "Nasty" Cells

Dr. Mark Scott (Canadian Blood Services)

  • BC Hospital Inventory 

Dr. Robert Coupland (BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office)

  • Providing Phenotype Red Cells to Patients: Practical & Safe Transfusion Practice

Dr. Gwen Clarke (Canadian Blood Services)

  • Canadian Blood Services Case Studies

Lhevinne Ciurcovich (Canadian Blood Services)

  • CSTM: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Darlene Mueller (Fraser Health)