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April 22nd, 2020 Webinar - Apheresis in the Era of COVID-19
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4/22/2020
When: April 22, 2020
12:00 PM
Where: GoToWebinar
United States
Contact: ASFA Head Office
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Title: Apheresis in the Era of COVID-19: Staff Protection and Other Considerations
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Speaker: Mehraboon Irani, MD

Dr. Mehraboon S. Irani is currently Senior Medical Director of Clinical and Therapeutic Services at Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin, Medical Director of Transfusion Services at ACL Wisconsin (the clinical laboratory of Advocate Aurora Health), and the Versiti Applied Research Lab, in addition to Associate Professor of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His professional interests include therapeutic apheresis, and hemostasis and he has published various articles pertaining to these areas of Transfusion Medicine.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. SARS CoV-2 the viral agent that causes COVID-19, including clinical and laboratory features of the disease
  2. Precautions to take including personal protective equipment (PPE) when performing apheresis on patients that do not have COVID-19
  3. Precautions to take when performing apheresis on patient with COVID-19

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