Provincial

Alberta:

Blood Transfusion: Answering the Common Questions (YouTube)
Video produced by Alberta Health Services

British Columbia:

Subcutaneous Immune Globulin

Subcutaneous Immune Globulin Resource Kit - BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office

Ontario:

Bloody Easy for Healthcare Professionals

Bloody Easy 4: Blood Transfusions, Blood Alternatives and Transfusion Reactions. A Guide to Transfusion Medicine Fourth Edition. 
This educational tool from the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN) provides practical information on Transfusion Medicine in a concise booklet format. It is designed to enhance knowledge of physicians, nurses, and technologists on the clinical use of blood transfusions and blood alternatives.

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Transfusion Safety Office (TSO) Resource Manual
The Transfusion Safety Officer (TSO) Resource Manual was developed by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN)to be used as a reference for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT), Registered Nurses (RN) and other healthcare professionals appointed to the Transfusion Safety Officer role. This resource is intended to be utilized by hospitals or institutions that do not have a formal TSO in place but have responsibilities that are delegated to certain healthcare personnel.

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Quality Improvement Plan

This document has been developed by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN). The document was created to provide guidance on how to implement quality improvement activities to reduce unnecessary RBC transfusion at your institution or hospital. It can be used as a template by transfusion medicine committees or institutional (hospital) departments or incorporated in the institution’s corporate quality improvement plan. CSTM gratefully acknowledges the Ontario Transfusion Quality Improvement Plan Committee and ORBCoN for sharing this resource

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Home Infusion Toolkit
This tool has been developed by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN), and  is shared with their permission.  The tool is designed to to provide hospitals that participate or want to participate in home infusion with an outline of the requirements of such a service and some sample documents to support it.
 
Click here to access the Home Infusion Toolkit

Cryoprecipitate Pooling - ORBCoN

This video, produced by ORBCoN in cooperation with Hamilton Health Sciences, provides a visual guide to pooling cryoprecipitate.

Nova Scotia:

Self-assessment Tool for the Health Canada Regulations 

This tool has been developed by the Nova Scotia Blood Programs Coordinating Office, and  is shared with their permission.  The tool is designed to help hospital transfusion services assess their readiness for compliance.  
 
Click here to access the .pdf Blood Regulations Tool