What Blood Bank Tools to Use When and Why: Mastering the Methods
31 August 2022
8am, 2pm, 5pm ET | 12pm, 6pm, 9pm 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
- Appraise the value of common serologic blood bank methods for the resolution of serologic blood bank challenges.
- Categorize the methods and tools for atypical serum/plasma challenges compared to red cells challenges.
- Define a systematic approach for ABO discrepancies and atypical antibody detection findings.
- Employ serologic methods in case study examples to demonstrate efficient application.
Summary of Session:
Serologic problem solving in the Blood Bank can be mastered by understanding and implementing the right tool at the right time. This course will define the advantages and disadvantages of common blood bank methods. Tools to resolve ABO discrepancies and atypical antibody detection findings will be explored. Mastering these tools will improve overall serologic problem solving allowing for these challenges to be resolved efficiently.