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Fall 2013 Seminar in Transfusion Medicine

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Community Education Program Presentation #0015131203


8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Antibody Identification - Case Studies Penny Hunt

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Terminology of Blood Group Antigens Gina Leger

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Some Problems with Transfusion of Sickle Cell Patients Dr. George Garratty

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own) You can bring your own lunch, or choose from several 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 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Why Do We Do What We Do for Pretransfusion Testing? Dr. George Garratty

2:00 pm – 3:00 p.m. ABO/D Typing: Different Reagents Might Give Different Results Gina Leger

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Applications of Flow Cyto(fluoro)metry in Immunohematology Pat Arndt

4:00 p.m. Awarding of Certificates


This seminar will be presented at

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Bronco Student Center, Ursa Major Room, 2nd Floor
3801 West Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768

Map, driving directions, parking information

Please allow 10 minutes to walk from the parking lot to the Bronco Student Center.

This event is not at the Red Cross Donor 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.


All attendees must pre-register to attend the Seminar in Transfusion Medicine. Online registration is the preferred method and will be processed before emailed registrations or postal mail registrations. Registration confirmation will be via email or postal mail.

Employees of hospitals with a Red Cross contract are admitted at no charge and are given preference in registration. For all others there is a $75 fee for Seminar registration. Attendance is limited to 200 due to space limitations.

Fee includes continental breakfast and speakers’ handouts.

Make checks (no cash) payable to American Red Cross Blood Services and send to:
American Red Cross Blood Services
c/o Community Education
100 Red Cross Circle
Pomona, CA 91768

Registration is currently 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.

Contact Information

Email Kate Hernandez at or call 909-859-7496.