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Fall 2011 Seminar in Transfusion Medicine

Monday, November 7, 2011
California State Polytechnic University - Student Center
3801 West Temple Ave
Pomona, CA

Program Schedule
Community Education Program Presentation #0015111107

8:00 am - 8:30 am

     

Registration
Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 9:30 am

 

Transfusing Incompatible RBCs – Lessons Learned
Speaker:  Dr. George Garratty

9:30 am - 10:30 am

 

Trauma:  How Has the Iraq War Changed Massive Transfusion Protocols?
Speaker:  Dr. Holli Mason

10:30 am – 11:00 am

 

Break

11:00 am – Noon 

 

Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
Speaker:  Kate Hernandez

Noon – 1:00 pm

 

Lunch (On your own)
You can bring your own lunch, or choose from 10 Restaurants located on the first floor or via a short walk to the Campus Center Marketplace. A list and map will be provided in the seminar handout.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 

 

Blood Production, Destruction and Evaluation of Anemia
Speaker:  Dr. Carol Itatani 

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm 

 

Antibody Case Studies
Speaker:  Gina Leger

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
 

 

Immune Hemolytic Anemia Case Studies
Speaker:  Pat Arndt

4:00 pm

 

Awarding of certificates

 

Location

This seminar will be presented at
California State Polytechnic University - Student Center
3801 West Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

Map/Driving directions

Cost is $5 per car to park in the parking structure on Magnolia Lane. Bring exact change in bills or a credit card and buy the ticket from the yellow machine at Level 2A or Level 4A. Allow 10 minutes to walk south to the Student Center. The seminar is in the Ursa Major room on the 2nd floor. This event is NOT at the Red Cross center.

Continuing Education Credits

This seminar has been approved for 6.0 contact hours of continuing education for California Clinical Laboratory Scientist licensees (Accrediting Agency number 0015). Certificates will be issued to participants at the end of the seminar. Attendees must be present for the entire program to receive credit. Late arrivals will not receive credit.

Speakers in order of appearance

GEORGE GARRATTY, PhD, FRCPath
Scientific Director
American Red Cross Blood Services

HOLLI M. MASON, MD
Director, Transfusion Medicine and Serology
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Pathology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

KATE HERNANDEZ, MT(ASCP)SBB
Coordinator, Community Education
Specialist in Blood Banking Program
American Red Cross Blood Services

CAROL ITATANI, PhD, MS, MT(ASCP)
California State University Long Beach
Faculty Department of Biological Sciences

GINA LEGER, MSQA, MT(ASCP)SBB, CQM/OE
Research Associate
American Red Cross Blood Services

PAT ARNDT, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB
Senior Research Associate
American Red Cross Blood Services

Registration

Attendance is limited to 200 due to space limitations.
Employees of hospitals with Red Cross as the primary blood vendor are admitted at no charge and are given preference in registration.
  For all others there is a $60 fee for seminar registration which must be received before registration is confirmed.* Attendants receive morning coffee and speakers’ handouts.

  • Online Registration for this event is closed.

*All lecture attendees may register online, but attendees who are not employees of hospitals with Red Cross as the primary blood vendor registration will not be confirmed until any required fees are received at the address below.
Make checks (no cash) payable to American Red Cross Blood Services and send to:
American Red Cross Blood Services
c/o Community Education, Fall 2011 Seminar
100 Red Cross Circle O-05
Pomona, CA 91768

 

 

Contact Information

For questions call Kate Hernandez at 909-859-7496 or HernandezCa@usa.redcross.org
American Red Cross Blood Services
Community Education Department, O-05
100 Red Cross Circle
Pomona, CA  91768