Blood Groups: Common to Confounding Specificities
30 March 2022
8am, 2pm, 5pm ET | 1pm, 7pm, 10pm UTC
Level of Instruction: Intermediate
This webinar is a part of the series, Transfusion Medicine: Top to Bottom with Jayanna Slayten, MS, MT(ASCP)SBBcm
- Identify the common blood groups by genetic background, antigen, antibody and clinical significance.
- Discriminate uncommon blood groups by genetic background, antigen, antibody and clinical significance.
- Give examples of unique characteristics of blood groups and how they relate to the clinical outcomes in patients.
- Apply the knowledge of blood groups to provide the most appropriate blood products for transfusion.
Summary of Session:
This course is a comprehensive review of all blood groups both common and uncommon. Each blood group will be defined by its antigen and antibody with emphasis on clinical significance or insignificance. Unique characteristics and clinical correlation for specific blood groups will be highlighted.