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 -  October 4, 2017 - December 6, 2017

 

           

 
 

 

 
September 20, 2017

 

 
 
 No Lecture
 
 
 
September 27, 2017
 
 
 
 
 No Lecture
 
 
October 4, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
 
Course Number: #0015171004
The World of Stem Cells: Hematopoirtic Cell Transplantation,
Regenerative Medicine, Curing HIV*
by Lawrence D. Petz, MD
Medical Director
StemCyte, International Cord Blood Center (US)
 
 
 
October 11, 2017
 

 

 
 No Lecture
 
 
 
October 18, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 

 

 

Course Number: #0015171018
HLA and Transplantation*
by J.Michael Cecka, PhD
Professor Emeritus
UCLA Immunogenetics Center
 
 
 
 
October 25, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 

 

Course Number: #0015171025
Neonatal Transfusions
by Charif Elmasri, MT(ASCP)SBB
Transfusion Medicine Manager
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
 
 
November 1, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 

 

Course Number: #0015171101
Patient Blood Management
by Joy Fridey, MD, MBA
Regional Medical Director
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
November 8, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
 
 
Course Number: #0015171108
Non-Infectious Risks of Transfusion, Part I
by Joy Fridey, MD, MBA
Regional Medical Director
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
November 15, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
 
 
Course Number: #0015171115
Non-Infectious Risks of Transfusion, Part II
by Joy Fridey, MD, MBA
Regional Medical Director
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
 
 
 
November 22, 2017
 
 
 
 
No Lecture
 
 
 
 
November 29, 2017
8:30AM - 10:30AM
 
 

 

Course Number: #0015171129

Flow Cytometry: Principles and Applications in Immunohematology

by: Pat Arndt

American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona

December 6, 2017

8:30AM - 10:30AM

 

 

Course Number: #0015171206

In Vitro Reactions with RBCs Not Involving Blood Group Antibodies;

Monoclonal Antibodies

by: Pat Arndt

American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona

   

 

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.