Hospital Services

Blood Bank Crash Courses 

Purpose of the Courses

The purpose of the Blood Bank Crash Courses is to supply continuing blood bank education for medical laboratory scientists, lab supervisors/managers and physicians. The objective is to provide a review of technical blood bank/transfusion service topics. The courses will include theory review, technical review and case studies. The courses offerings are basic and intermediate/advanced.

2015 Courses

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Indiana Blood Center is pleased to announce the 2015 Blood Bank Crash Courses and first Blood Bank Hands-on Workshop hosted at Indiana Blood Center by its Versiti partner, BloodCenter of Wisconsin. 

2015 Basic Blood Bank Crash Courses 2015

  • Repeat of these IBC Review classes previously presented at IBC
  • These classes are updated annually and provide a basic review of blood bank testing, transfusion practice and antibody identification (ABID)

Target audience: generalist staff members, blood center associates, residents and fellows
Lead trainers: immunohematology reference lab technical (IRL) coordinator, Carol Kelly and IRL manager, Jayanna Slayten
When: July 30 and August 6
Where: Indiana Blood Center (Buhner Training Center) 3450 N. Meridian St. | Indianapolis, IN 46208
Cost: Free
Online registration:

Gems for Generalist

  • First hands-on, wet workshop offered at Indiana Blood Center in partnership with BloodCenter of Wisconsin. 

When:  August 20, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (lunch included)
Max: Only 24 spots available
Where: Indiana Blood Center (Buhner Training Center) 3450 N. Meridian St. |  Indianapolis, IN 46208
Cost: $65
Registration: Print this form, complete the form, and mail, along with check, to Jayanna Slayten at Indiana Blood Center | 3450 N. Meridian St. | Indianapolis, IN 46208 (Fax or e-mail registrations will NOT be accepted)


Contact Jayanna Slayten, Education Coordinator

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