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Published online: 2022-06-02
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Usefulness of training based on outcome of transfusion committee report: assessment by personnel involved in blood therapy

Jolanta Antoniewicz-Papis1, Agata Mikołowska1, Krzysztof Sutkowski1
DOI: 10.5603/AHP.a2022.0021
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Acta Haematol Pol 2022;53(3):183-190.
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open access

Vol 53, No 3 (2022)
ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE
Submitted: 2022-01-26
Accepted: 2022-02-27
Published online: 2022-06-02

Abstract

Introduction: We assessed three training formulas i.e. on-site, on-line and e-learning for members of transfusion committees, doctors responsible for blood management, other members of hospital staff, and blood establishment employees involved in blood transfusion. Fundamental to a successful blood transfusion is the proper education of physicians, nurses and diagnosticians. External inspections of entities involved in blood transfusion revealed that continuous education should be extended to include also other personnel involved in blood transfusion. Materiał and methods: Our analysis was based on statistical data from training courses and anonymous satisfaction surveys. Separate questionnaires were prepared for each type of training (on-site, on-line, and e-learning) and questions were adjusted to their specific characteristics. On-site and on-line courses had 659 and 260 participants respectively, and the e-learning module had 6,093. Altogether, 1 101 completed questionnaires were subjected to analysis. The MS Excel program was used for analysis of questionnaire content and Microsoft Power Business Inteligence (Power BI) was used for data analysis and outcome visualization. Results: 31% of respondents were members of transfusion committees (49% laboratory diagnosticians, 47% physicians, 4% nurses). On a 5-point scale, an average score of 4.3 was ascribed to sessions that helped upgrade professional qualification (4.37 — on-site, 4.59 — on-line and 4.31 — e-learning). 93.5% of the e-learning participants gave a rating of high or very high to the usefulness and effectiveness of such a formula; 95.6% declared their readiness to recommend it. Conclusions: All three types of training were found to be useful in upgrading professional awareness. Regardless of the formula of training in which they participated, the responders acknowledged the importance and benefits of continuous training.

Abstract

Introduction: We assessed three training formulas i.e. on-site, on-line and e-learning for members of transfusion committees, doctors responsible for blood management, other members of hospital staff, and blood establishment employees involved in blood transfusion. Fundamental to a successful blood transfusion is the proper education of physicians, nurses and diagnosticians. External inspections of entities involved in blood transfusion revealed that continuous education should be extended to include also other personnel involved in blood transfusion. Materiał and methods: Our analysis was based on statistical data from training courses and anonymous satisfaction surveys. Separate questionnaires were prepared for each type of training (on-site, on-line, and e-learning) and questions were adjusted to their specific characteristics. On-site and on-line courses had 659 and 260 participants respectively, and the e-learning module had 6,093. Altogether, 1 101 completed questionnaires were subjected to analysis. The MS Excel program was used for analysis of questionnaire content and Microsoft Power Business Inteligence (Power BI) was used for data analysis and outcome visualization. Results: 31% of respondents were members of transfusion committees (49% laboratory diagnosticians, 47% physicians, 4% nurses). On a 5-point scale, an average score of 4.3 was ascribed to sessions that helped upgrade professional qualification (4.37 — on-site, 4.59 — on-line and 4.31 — e-learning). 93.5% of the e-learning participants gave a rating of high or very high to the usefulness and effectiveness of such a formula; 95.6% declared their readiness to recommend it. Conclusions: All three types of training were found to be useful in upgrading professional awareness. Regardless of the formula of training in which they participated, the responders acknowledged the importance and benefits of continuous training.

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training, blood, transfusion committee

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Usefulness of training based on outcome of transfusion committee report: assessment by personnel involved in blood therapy

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Acta Haematologica Polonica

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Vol 53, No 3 (2022)

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Original research article

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183-190

Published online

2022-06-02

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DOI

10.5603/AHP.a2022.0021

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Acta Haematol Pol 2022;53(3):183-190.

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training
blood
transfusion committee

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Jolanta Antoniewicz-Papis
Agata Mikołowska
Krzysztof Sutkowski

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