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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

 

 

Feb. 1, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

           

Course Number: #0015170201
Basic Concept of Immunology I*
by Jill Adler, PhD
Professor, Immunology and Microbiology
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
 

 

Feb. 8, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

 

 
Course Number: #0015170208
Basic Concepts of Immunology II*
by Jill Adler, PhD
Professor, Immunology and Microbiology
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
 
 
Feb. 15, 2017
 
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
Course Number: #0015170215
Structure and Function of Immunoglobulins & The Complement System*
by Pat Arndt, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Senior Research Associate
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona

Feb. 22, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Course Number: #0015170222

Human Genetics, Part I*

by Pat Arndt, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB

Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab

American Red Cross, Blood Servies, Pomona

March 1, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
 
 
Course Number: #0015170301
Human Gentetics, Part II*
by Pat Arndt, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB                                                                                                  
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
March 8, 2017
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM 
 
 
Course Number: #0015170308
RBC Membrane Structure and Physiology
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 

March 15, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

 
Course Number: #0015170315
Factors Affecting RBC Antigen-Antibody Reactions* ; Blood Group Terminology
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
March 22, 2017
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 

 

Course Number: #0015170322                                                                                                       

ABO, H and Lewis Systems   

by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)

Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab

American Red Cross Blood Center, Pomona

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, MT(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, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)

Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab

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.