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Fear is Not a Factor for You! Practical Approaches to Blood and Factors in the Intensive Care Unit

Heather Bullard PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM and Kerilyn Petrucci PharmD, BCCCP

Heather Bullard, PharmD, BCCCP, FCCM
Clinical Coordinator, Adult Critical Care
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgery

The University of Chicago Medicine

Kerilyn Petrucci, PharmD, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Surgery/Trauma ICU
The University of Chicago Medicine


Dr. Heather Bullard and Dr. Kerilyn Petrucci has no relevant financial conflicts of interest in relation to this activity. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated. The reviewers who contributed to this activity have nothing to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe strategies, pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic, to optimize the pre-operative blood avoidance patient.
  • Summarize available supportive care strategies for intra-operative blood conservation management.
  • Describe patient specific factors that influence the choice of continued transfusion vs. factor product administration in the bleeding patient.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 (or $90 for all 10 courses). For C4 2023 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: May 16, 2023 Expiration Date: September 25, 2025
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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