- Describe a self-directed learning project, thereby relating to independent learning in real life
- Review a definition of transfusion medicine
- Recognize terminology relating to immunoglobulin structure and function
- Completes a review of the immune system to enhance understanding of transfusion concepts Reviews basic genetics as it applies to blood group genetics
- Recognizes and applies steps involved in processing normal and abnormal ABO and Rh testing results.
- Completes a comparison of blood group systems attributes (systems other than ABO and Rh). Reviews commonly required steps in antibody investigation
- Explain environmental conditions necessary for a successful antigen-antibody reaction in anti-human globulin testing
- Apply the principles of anti-human globulin testing to antibody detection problems to problem cases
- Differentiate between methods of antibody detection
- Explain the tests required to complete the crossmatch
- Identify critical steps in investigation of a suspected hemolytic transfusion reaction. List other adverse effects of transfusion
- List Transmissible Disease Testing requirements for blood donations
- Identify the types of laboratory errors used in a standardized error reporting system. Identify practical aspects of hemolytic disease of the newborn
- Describe necessary investigation techniques important in autoimmune hemolytic anemia
- Identify serologic results associated with warm and cold AIHA
- Describe one mechanism of drug-induced hemolytic anemia
- List criteria for selection of suitable blood donors
- Lists the blood components available from the blood supplier
- Review the indication, action, precautions, storage requirements, and rate of infusion appropriate to each product
- Differentiate between blood components and blood products available
- Review autologous transfusion, blood salvage and directed donation transfusion
Instructor: Shannon Morris
Author: Kate Gagliardi, ART
Version Date: May 2020
Textbook: Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices, 7th edition. Denise Harmening. Textbooks can be purchased through the CSMLS bookstore at http://www.lb.ca/csmls.
PEP hours: 45
CPS credits: 0
*Note: PEP hours and/or CPS credits will only be awarded upon successful completion of course requirements.
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