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Blood Bank Crash Courses 

Indiana Blood Center's Immunohematology Reference Lab (IRL) is pleased to announce the Blood Bank Crash Courses for 2014.

Purpose of the Courses

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. 

Available Courses

2014 Intermediate/Advanced Blood Bank Crash Courses
       Target audience: Dedicated blood bank staff members or supervisors
       Lead trainer: Indiana Blood Center IRL Manager, Jayanna Slayten

October 2 and October 7: Massive Transfusion Protocols – What to Give and Why?

  • Description: This class is a case study approach to massive transfusion protocol applications in the transfusion service.  The class will focus on clinical presentation and provision of appropriate products.
  • Objectives:
    • Review indications and contraindications for common blood products
    • Discuss patient blood management for specific patient blood product challenges
    • Provide an overview of massive transfusion protocol (MTP) utilization strategies common in transfusion services
    • Apply learned concepts in case study discussions 

Course Details

When: Courses will be held in October 2014 (see specific dates above)

Where: Indiana Blood Center
             3450 N. Meridian St.
             Indianapolis, IN 46208
             4th Floor Technical Training Room

: Free


Intermediate/Advanced Blood Bank Crash Courses


Contact Jayanna Slayten, Education Coordinator

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