This roadmap describes the steps to blood transfusion training at the RD&E
All staff involved with blood components or products must complete their mandatory 2 yearly e learning transfusion training.
Staff will find that they are “enrolled” on the training course for their role via ESR.
Staff must also complete the RD&E one off observed competency assessments appropriate to their role.
Collecting blood/blood products for transfusion.
Administration of blood/blood products for transfusion.
To confirm that competencies have been completed please fill in the online form below:
https://hub.exe.nhs.uk/forms/blood-competency-submissions/ (There is no need to send paper copies).
There are some notes to help you, help staff through their competencies:
Blood champion notes for collection competency
Blood champion notes for administration competency
For updated training units and wristbands post MY CARE go live please contact rde-tr.HTT@nhs.net
To access the Training Patient in the Training Playground click this link – Blood Champions training guide
Voice over powerpoint for blood transfusion administration
Voice over powerpoint for blood transfusion sampling
Select the powerpoint presentations above and listen with headphones
A guide to SHOT reporting criteria for Blood Champions
Currently there are no course dates available, however if you would like an update please contact the Hospital Transfusion Team via email: rde-tr.HTT@nhs.net
Courses for new blood champions are run by the Hospital Transfusion Team. If you are interested please contact the team on email: rde-tr.HTT@nhs.net.
Click on the link below to view the criteria required to become a Blood Champion at the RD&E
Criteria for Right Patient Right Blood Champions