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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 - April 20 - June 22, 2016

April 20, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
 
Course Number: #0015160420
Kell, Duffy, and Kidd Systems
by Karen Rodberg, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Managing Director, Reference Services
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
April 27, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160427
MNS, Gerbich and Lutheran Blood Group Systems
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
May 4, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number:#0015160504
CH/RG, KN, JMH, YT and DO Blood Group Systems
Joseph Revilla, MLS (ASCP)CM SBB, CHT(ABHI)
Manager, Immunohematology Reference Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
May 11, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160511
  1. Polyagglutination (and Sda)
by Pat Arndt, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Lead Technologist, Special Immunohematology Lab
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
  1. Miscellaneous Blood Group Systems and Antigens
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
 
May 18, 2016
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
 
Course Number: #0015160518#0015160518 
Compatibility Testing
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
 
May 25, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160525
Use of Chemicals and Potentiators for Red Cell Serology
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
 
June 1, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160601
Antibody Identification
by Gina Leger, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CMQ/OE(ASQ)
 
June 8, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160608
Resolving Advanced Antibody Problems – Case Studies
by Joseph Revilla, MLS (ASCP)CM SBB, CHT(ABHI)
 
June 15, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160615
Warm Autoantibody and Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction Serology – Case Studies
by Karen Rodberg, MBA, MT(ASCP)SBB
Managing Director, Reference Services
American Red Cross Blood Services, Pomona
 
June 22, 2016
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Course Number: #0015160622
In Vitro Reactions with RBCs Not Involving Blood Group Antibodies, and Monoclonal Antibodies
by Pat Arndt, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
 

 

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.