Danita Wabeke, DNP, RNC-OB, is a nurse educator at VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System and a lecturer at Baldwin Wallace University. She has practiced as an acute care nurse, nursing educator, and nurse leader for 35 years, including the specialties of obstetrics and blood management. Her passion for teaching extends from nursing students in academia to the expert nurse in critical care.
Deborah Tolich, DNP, RN, is the Director of Patient Blood Management at theCleveland Clinic. Tolich's extensive practice experience has encompassed critical care nursing, leadership, and blood management. She has engaged in public speaking, research, and publications surrounding blood transfusion practices and the implementation of patient blood management programs.
The work for this project was performed at the main campus of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.
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