Title Haematology Blood transfusion
Type Stage Two
Code HLS150
Requirement Compulsory

Module objective

By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of Blood Transfusion, be able to:

  • analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
  • perform, adapt and master a range of technical and clinical skills and procedures
  • demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for professional practice as a consultant clinical scientist dealing with the complexities, uncertainties and tensions of professional practice at this level.

Knowledge and understanding

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to

  • the uses of blood products in disorders of haemostasis and thrombosis: platelets, FFP, cryoprecipitate, albumin, intravenous immunoglobulin, coagulation factor concentrates, fibrin sealants, DDAVP, tranexamic acid and other fibrinolytic inhibitors
  • inherited bleeding disorders, DIC, massive transfusion, cardiac surgery, obstetrics, paediatrics.

Technical and clinical skills

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance, adaptation and mastery of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills:

  • to have knowledge and understanding of the use of blood products and other agents in the clinical management of disorders of haemostasis and thrombosis.

Attitudes and behaviours

This module has no attitude and behaviours information.


Code Title Action
HLS1-2-1-20 Haematology (Haemostasis and Thrombosis) [v1] View