The clinical rotations add real world experience to the didactic lessons to solidify your understanding of the content.
Blood product collections and therapeutic procedures performed with apheresis technology.
Blood Product Distribution
Movement of blood products throughout the distribution system.
Use of coagulation testing to diagnose patient conditions as well as determine the optimal blood product for transfusion.
Production of blood products, component modification, product QC, and product testing methodologies.
Donor eligibility, collection, and adverse reactions.
Required tests and methodologies for ensuring blood is safe to transfuse.
Testing and use HLA data in transfusion medicine and transplantation.
Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells (HPCs)
Donation, processing, storage, and use of HPCs.
Techniques and procedures for blood salvage during surgery.
Duties and strategies for supervision of employees in the laboratory.
Duties and functions of the Medical Director, and role in transfusion therapy decisions.
Collection of blood products outside of a blood center.
Isolation of DNA and use in transfusion medicine.
Product Quality Control (optional)
Testing and monitoring required for the production of blood products.
Functions of the Quality Assurance department and overview of the regulations surrounding blood banking.
Recruitment and retention of donors at the blood center.
Advanced techniques in immunohematology.
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