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Transfusion Medicine

Transfusion Medicine

Transfusion Medicine

Karl E. Jandrey, DVM, MAS, DAVCECC
Karl E. Jandrey, DVM, MAS, DAVCECC
on behalf of University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine


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Launch date: 22 Jun 2015

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Last updated: 21 May 2018

Reference: 155621

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Dr Steven Peterson (3 May 2018)
well organized
Bilqisthi Putra (27 Apr 2018)
good and simple review
Judith Nabozny (23 Apr 2018)
Great review of transfusion basics

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Course Availability

This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.


The aggressive therapy of anemia and coagulopathies with blood products is becoming more commonplace in veterinary practice. Emergency and critical care facilities often have in-house blood donors or easy access to a supply of blood products from a commercial source. This lecture will describe the concept of transfusion triggers and arterial content of oxygen. Various blood products and their components will be detailed to enable the clinician to deliver blood product therapy effectively.


To understand individual blood products
To know when to give blood product
To understand a transfusion trigger
To choose the appropriate blood product
To understand blood products are drugs
Karl E. Jandrey, DVM, MAS, DAVCECC

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Karl E. Jandrey, DVM, MAS, DAVCECC
on behalf of University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Karl Jandrey is an assistant professor of clinical small animal emergency and critical care at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He attended The Ohio State University and earned both his undergraduate and veterinary degree in 1992. After graduation, Jandrey accepted an internship at a small animal private specialty practice in Los Angeles. He continued his veterinary career as an associate in private general practice, followed by a residency in Northern California before becoming director of emergency services for a specialty hospital in Plymouth Meeting, Pa. Jandrey began his academic career as a lecturer at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and returned to Davis in 1999. Jandrey was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Medicine specializing in Emergency and Critical Care in 2001.

During the course of his veterinary career, Jandrey has had articles on platelet function in cats as well as various case reports published in peer-reviewed journals. He has earned various honors and awards and especially honored by the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2004 & Class of 2006 as the Favorite Small Animal Faculty Clinician.

Jandrey is involved in many activities and organizations and sits on various committees in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. His clinical research of bleeding and clotting disorders in dogs and cats has been awarded grants from San Francisco Miller Foundation, Center for Companion Animal Health, American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation, and American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

Beside topics in emergency and critical care, Jandrey teaches Small Animal and Exotic Clinical Toxicology and an undergraduate seminar in toxicology. He also teaches in clinical rounds and the sophomore doctoring course. Jandrey has presented lectures in France, Israel, Australia, China, the UK, and many places through out the United States on many aspects of Emergency and Critical Care, including transfusion therapy, pain control, feline aortic thromboembolism.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • University Accredited Veterinary CE
  • 1.00 Hours

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User Reviews (34)

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Dr Steven Peterson (3 May 2018)
well organized
Bilqisthi Putra (27 Apr 2018)
good and simple review
Judith Nabozny (23 Apr 2018)
Great review of transfusion basics
Jessie Bruckshaw (23 Apr 2018)
Good information. No sound though, so pictures ect. were not explained.
Kristy Johnson (7 Apr 2018)
I prefer a lecturer, not having to read it.
Dr Karen Holm DVM (19 Mar 2018)
Would have been nice and more informative with verbal communication not just reading.
Kristn Mccann (12 Mar 2018)
No place to ask questions, but otherwise informative
Timothy Ericksen (6 Feb 2018)
This was a very good and informative review of transfusion medicine
Dr David Loehndorf (26 Jan 2018)
This course covers the basics of transfusing blood to dogs and cats. Good review as well as tips for choosing the type of blood component for various conditions.
Dr SEONGKUK PARK (18 Jan 2018)
Good review for transfusion of dogs and cats.
Trisstina Wyrick (16 Jan 2018)
Some slides were very confusing without enough explanation. A voiceover would have been helpful too
Linsey Doolittle (12 Jan 2018)
good information
Katie Boyer (7 Jan 2018)
Would have enjoyed audio
Dr C.Meril Raj. B.V.Sc., (5 Jan 2018)
The course was useful overall
Dr rizwan shazad (1 Jan 2018)
Its shame there is no audio, would love to have lecture.
Lane Arrendell (20 Dec 2017)
would love to have audio with this
Anita Wagner (29 May 2017)
This course should have a lecture accompanying the power point, and a quiz afterward to verify that you are retaining information effectively.
Dr Merlin Van Zee (13 May 2017)
Needs an audio lecture with it
Ms Kristen Andrews (10 May 2017)
I think this program would have been very beneficial if a lecture accompanied the slides. As is, the presentation is fairly informational. It would have been more interesting and comprehensive if a speaker gave the presentation.
Ms Latoya Square (26 Apr 2017)
Pretty simple and to the point presentation.
Dr Joseph Orthoefer DVM, Mph, MAPA (20 Apr 2017)
I am a veterinarian for I am a vtewerinarian for a research program. an animal Research program.
Jamelyn Kyser (1 Apr 2017)
Easy to understand/follow, fairly limited scope of information given
Dr Mark Murray DVM, MS (15 Mar 2017)
No audio?
Ms Pamela-Rae Moreno (8 Mar 2017)
This course was very informative. Charts/graphs would be very helpful for the shelf life of blood products.
Mr Thomas Wassersleben (7 Mar 2017)
Good presentation. Interesting facts on specific Feline breeds that are "B" type.
Mrs Laura Jensen CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC) (18 Feb 2017)
Great information!
Ms Magdalena Nowicka LVT (21 Jan 2017)
I wish there were more free of charge CE.
Dr Stacii Comstock DVM (11 Jan 2017)
Great presentation but I agree with the other comments that audio commentary would have been nice.
Dr Rambabu Sambangi DVM (6 Jan 2017)
Good information
Dr Terezie Goedde-Stanberry DVM (4 Jan 2017)
Good concise information. Should note on course info that not audio with slide presentation.
Mrs Laura Lanza CVT (9 Dec 2016)
It was a well organized presentation. I was hoping there would be audio to accompany the course. Based on my learning style, it would have made for a more enjoyable experience.
Dr Jessica Hunter DVM (25 Nov 2016)
Good overall review of transfusion medicine and blood products.
Miss Ferran Harston (16 Nov 2016)
I enjoyed this course. I often don't know where to start when researching transfusions, which causes confusion and information overload. This course put all the important information in one place for a great refresher!
Dr Mallroy Goring BVMedSci BVM BVS (7 Nov 2016)
Concise and helpful


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