Transfusion Medicine: where we have come in the last 10 years

Content of the “Transfusion Medicine: where we have come in the last 10 years” webinar

Amanda has been interested in Transfusion Medicine for almost the entirety of her career. As Clinical Director for Vets Now, Amanda has worked closely with Pet Blood Bank UK over the past 10 years, experiencing the development of transfusion medicine first hand.

In this webinar, she will discuss the advancements within this vital veterinary field including literature and scientific research surrounding transfusion medicine and how they may impact on the care of our patients.

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About the speaker

Amanda Boag

MA VetMB DECVECC DACVECC DACVIM FHEA MRCVS

Amanda graduated from Cambridge University in 1998. She then undertook two consecutive small animal internships first at the Royal Veterinary College, London and then at the University of Pennsylvania.

She returned to the RVC to do a residency and remained as a Lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care from 2003-2008.

During that time, she was very involved with running of both the referral and first opinion emergency service as well as teaching on veterinary undergraduate, postgraduate and veterinary nursing programmes.

Amanda is Board certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care.

In September 2008, she took up the post of Clinical Director at Vets Now where she has a wide-ranging role overseeing clinical and professional standards within the business.

She has published many peer reviewed articles and book chapters and is Co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Emergency and Critical Care.

Amanda acts as a veterinary consultant for Pet Blood Bank and is Past President of the European Society of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

She is currently Inaugural President of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and a Trustee of the British College of Veterinary Specialists.

She received the BSAVA Melton Award in 2011.