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Blood Transfusion Medicine Lecture Series

Introduction
The Blood Transfusion Medicine Lecture Series is aimed towards professionals involved in the Transfusion Medicine department, particularly hospital blood bank employees. Lectures are available every Wednesday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 and offer 2.0 Contact Hours of continuing education for California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) licenses. Contact hours can also be aplied to California Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) license renewal. All lectures are held at the American Red Cross Blood Center on the grounds of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Goals and Objectives
Upon completion, the participant should be able to describe key concepts presented by each speaker. Each lecture has specific objectives distributed with the lecture handout.

More Information

The lecture series is presented at the American Red Cross Blood Services building on the grounds of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. 

American Red Cross Blood Services
100 Red Cross Circle
Pomona, CA 91768

Driving directions and map

Each lecture is approved for 2.0 Contact Hours of continuing education for California Clinical Laboratory Scientist and Personnel licenses (Accrediting Agency number 0015). Attendees must be present for the entire program to receive credit – late arrivals will not receive credit. Certificates are given at the end of the lecture.

Schedule -  February 1, 2017 – April 12, 2017

                    April 19, 2017- July 5, 2017

 

 

March 29, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

           

Course Number: #0015170329
P1PK and GLOB Systems
li, Pr and Other Cold Agglutinins
by Pat Arndt, MS,MT(ASCP)SBB
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 

 

April 5, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

 

 
Course Number: #0015170405
Rh, LW and RHAG Blood Group Systems, Part I
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MTA(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
April 12, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
 
 
Course Number: #0015170412
Rh, LW and RHAG Blood Group Systems, Part II
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MTA(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 

 

 

 

April 19, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
 
Course Number: #0015170419
Kell, Duffy and Kidd Systems
by Karen Rodberg, MBA, MT(ASCP)SBB                                                                                          
Managing Director, Reference Services
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
April 26, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM 
 
 
Course Number: #0015170426
MNS, Gerbich and Lutheran Systems
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
May 3, 2017
 
 

No Lecture due to CBBS Annual Meeting

May 10, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
Course Number: #0015170510
Ch/Rg, Kn, JMH, Yt and Do Blood Group Systems
by Joseph Revilla, MLS(ASCP)CM,SBB,CHT(ABHI)
Manager, Immunohematology Reference Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
May 17, 2017
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 

 

Course Number: #0015170517
Polyagglutination (and Sda)
by Pat Arndt, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
Miscellaneous Blood Group Systems
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MTA(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
May 24, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 

 

 

Course Number: #0015170524
Compatibility (Pretransfusion) Testing
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MTA(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
May 31, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 

 

Course Number: #0015170531
Use of Chemicals and Potentiators for Red Cell Serology
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MTA(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
June 7, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 

 

Course Number: #0015170607
Antibody Identification
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MTA(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross, Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
June 14, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
Course Number: #0015170614
Resolving Advanced Antibody Problems- Case Studies
by Joseph Revilla, MLS(ASCP)CM,SBB,CHT(ABHI)
Manager, Immunohematology Reference Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
June 21, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
Course Number: #0015170621
Warm Autoantibody & Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Rxn Serology- Case Studies
by Karen Rodberg, MBA, MT(ASCP)SBB                                                                                          
Managing Director, Reference Services
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
June 28, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
Course Number: #0015170628
Rh, LW and RHAG Blood Group Systems, Part I
by Randy Smith, MA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CHT(ABHI)
Manager , HLA and Platelet Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
July 5, 2017
 
 
No Lecture due to Holiday
   
   

 

 

 

Registration and Fees

There is no fee to attend if you are employed in a hospital which uses Red Cross as the primary blood supplier.
Otherwise cost to attend is $15 per lecture or $125 for the entire series.
Make checks (no cash) payable to American Red Cross Blood Services and send to:

American Red Cross Blood Services
c/o Community Education, Lecture Series
100 Red Cross Circle
Pomona, CA 91768

All lecture attendees may register online, but registration will not be confirmed until any required fees are received at the above address.

Questions?

Please contact Nancy Penman
at nancy.penman@redcross.org
or call 909.859.7496.