Blood transfusion safety

Quality management training for blood transfusion services

Facilitators' toolkit


The Quality Management Training (QMT): facilitator’s toolkit is a comprehensive set of teaching materials to support an 18-day training course for quality managers in blood transfusion services. It contains guidance for QMT facilitators, a course curriculum, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, activities, presentation notes, resource materials and glossary. Facilitators are encouraged to add local resource materials, such as national standards and examples of documentation.

Part 1 of the course introduces general concepts of quality and Part 2 focuses on quality in the specific context of blood transfusion, from blood donor recruitment to the transfusion of blood and blood products to the patient. The course consists of 15 modules containing 57 presentations and 69 activities.

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