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Transplant

HLA NGS 101 & NGS: The Customer Perspective

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Comparison of current HLA typing methods
  • Different HLA NGS manufacturers
  • Workflow estimates
  • Explanation of clinical runs

Speakers: Masako Osada, Ph.D. & ReaAnna Neville CHT(ABHI) 

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

NGS and New Alleles: Now What?

Webinar Objectives: 

  • HLA DNA bilble
  • NGS definition, key terms, and general workflow
  • Databank submission

Speakers: Michael D. Gautreaux  Kelly J. Ingram  David F Kiger

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

HLA Scientific Symposium 2020, Day 1

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Recent product releases
  • Product Roadmap
  • Future Product Developments

Speakers: Martha Deconinck   Benedetta Mazzi

  • Florida, ACHI
  • English
  • 2 hours

Transplant

HLA Scientific Symposium 2020, Day 2

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Bridging the GAP with LIFECODES Single Antigen Class I & Class II
  • Frontiers of Epitope Matching

Speakers: Siva Kanangat, Ph.D., D (ABHI)  David Pinelli, PhD  Peter Nickerson, MD, FRCP

 

  • ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 2 hours

Transplant

HLA Scientific Symposium '20, Day 3: COVID-19 Crisis Impact to Transplantation Across the USA

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Impact of Covid-19 on solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Impact of Covid-19 on HLA laboratory
  •  Immune profiling of Covid-19 patients and implication in transplantation
  • HLA association with Covid-19

Speaker: Rajalingam Raja 

  • ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

HLA Depot: What's in Your Toolbox?

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Evolution of HLA typing
  • Single antigen bead tools
  • Epitope tools
  • Case Studies

Speaker: Anne Halpin  Esmé Dijke

  • ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Les Bases en HLA

Objectif du webinaire:

  • Les Système HLA
  • Fonctions des molecules HLA
  • Nomenclature HLA
  • Sequencage NGS

Orateur: Valérie Dubois 

  • French
  • 45 minutes

Les solutions Immucor en Immuno-Hematologie: NEO Iris, Echo Lumena, Capture

Objectif du webinaire:

  • Les solutions Immucor en Immuno-Hematologie: NEO Iris, Echo Lumena, Capture
  • French
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 1: Pre-Transplant Immunological workup for Solid Organ Transplants

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Compare and contract kidney transplant (Ktx)  in the USA and India
  • Testing performed at UCSF for KTx
  • Protocol used at UCSF for KTx
  • Testing Details
  • Optimal protocol for KTx in India

Speaker: Rajalingam Raja Ph.D.

  • P.A.C.E®, ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 2: Pre-Transplant Immunological workup for Bone Marrow Transplants

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell transplantation
  • Serological Typing
  • HLA Allele assignment
  • Alternate donor
  • Stem Cell transplantation challenges in India

Speaker: Dr. Uma Kanga

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 3: Is Virtual XMatch Better Than Real?

Webinar Objectives: 

  • History of crossmatches in transplantation
  • Review of current crossmatch methods
  • Advantages and disadvantages of actual crossmatches
  • Advantages and disadvantages of virtual crossmatches
  • Understand the limitations of both types of crossmatches

Speaker: Luis G. Hidalgo

  • ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 4: Histocompatibility testing: From antigens towards epitopes

Webinar Objectives: 

  • History of HLA matching
  • HLA matching benefits patient survival
  •  How to distinguish immunogenic and nonimmunogenic HLA mismatches
  • Problem for the Hyperimmunized patient

Speaker: Frans Claas 

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 5: Post Haematopoetic Stem Cell Transplant Chimerism Testing & Engraftment Monitoring

Webinar Objectives: 

  • The process of stem cell transplantation
  • Chimerism definition, examples, and analysis

Speaker: Dr. Anil Handoo

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 6: Donor Selection for Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Webinar Objectives: 

  •  HLA Typing
  • Antigen and Alleles
  • Transplantation

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Sage

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 7: NGS in the Transplant Setting

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Decision process to advocate for NGS
  • Lab Planning
  • Test Validation
  • Implementation into clinical practice
  • Reporting out NGS data
  • Areas where NGS can help an HLA lab in solid organ translantation

Speaker: Peter Jindra

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 8: The Role of MIC A Antibodies in Renal Transplant

Webinar Objectives: 

  • MIC Overview
  • Role of non HLA antibodies in renal transplant
  • Pathogenesis
  • Early Studies
  • Significance of pre Tx MICA
  • Significance of post Tx MICA
  • Mechanism of antibody formation
  • Our study

Speaker: Dr. Mohit Chowdhry

  • ACHI, Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Module 9: Post-Transplant Immune Monitoring

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Using precision medicine initiative to improve kidney transplantation

Speaker: Maarten Naesens MD PhD

  • Florida, ACHI
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transfusion

ImmuLINK : For Laboratories of All Sizes

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Echo improvements and their benefits
  • ImmuLINK

Speaker: Nancy Harrison 

  • Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

ImmuLINK® 2.1 Vorstellung

Zielsetzung des Webinars: 

  • Einführung
  • Funktionen
  • Praxisbeispiele

 

  • German
  • 45 minutes

Transfusion

Running a Remote Transfusion Service

Webinar Objectives: 

  • ImmuLINK function and capabilities
  • Hamilton Regional Library medicine program
  • CoLabs and ImmuLINK

Speaker: Sandra Fazari MLT, BSC, MBA 

  • Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transfusion

The Future is HERE: Autoverification in Transfusion Service

Webinar Objectives: 

  • ImmuLINK background
  • ImmuLINK demonstration

Speaker: Giuffre Gianni 

  • ACHI, P.A.C.E®, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Towards Epitope Matching in Kidney Transplantation

Webinar Objectives: 

  • B-cell epitope in Kidney transplantation
  • T-cell epitope in Kidney transplantation

Speakers: Sebastiaan Heidt  Eric Spierings

  • Florida, ACHI, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 50 minutes

Transfusion

ABO Blood Groups

Webinar Objectives: 

  • ABO Blood group systems
  • How does FDA impact ABO Blood groups
  • History of blood transfusion
  • Landsteiner's Law
  • Florida, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 50 minutes

Transfusion

ABO Grouping: Forward, Reverse, & Everything in Between

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Explain the formation of H, A, and B antigens and soluble substances
  • Interpret ABO typing results including ABO discrepancy testing
  • Discuss ABO antibodies including immunoglobulin classes and the importance of reverse testing

Speaker: Tricia Sanders

  • California, P.A.C.E®, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Automatisierte Titrationen

Zielsetzung des Webinars: 

  • Titrationen von blutgruppenantikorpern
  • ABO titrationen auf dem NEO und NEO Iris
  • Nicht-ABO titrationen auf dem NEO Iris

Referentin: Alina Gellerer

  • German
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Antibody interpretation: Patterns, Patterns Everywhere

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Discuss the patterns and consistencies between antiboides

Speaker: H. Cliff Sullivan 

  • ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transplant

Resolving HLA Discrepancies Between Solid Phase Immunoassays

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Presentation from each speaker explaining their implementation and use of Immucor's LIFECODES LSA assay into their workflow
  • Roundtable discussion to further discuss the advantages of LIFECODES LSA Single Antigen Assay to their toolbox and how it has improved patient care and workflow
  • Q&A from audience

Speakers: Evan Atkinson  Michael Gautreaux  Dave Pinelli  Maureen M Miller  

  • English
  • 1 hour

Transfusion

When Are You Phenotyping Patient Specimens?

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Discuss the testing methodologies used for antigen typing
  • Differentiate between monoclonal and polyclonal antisera
  • Explain the importance of phenotyping in antibody identification
  • Describe common antigen typing protocols for multiply transfused patients

Speaker: Trica Sanders

  • Florida, California, P.A.C.E®
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transfusion

When Things Don’t Go as Expected: Transfusion Reactions

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Outline the steps involved in the recognition and evaluation of a transfusion reaction
  • Classify non-infections transfusion reactions
  • Discuss the factors that contribute to the pathophysiology of febrile non-hemolytic transfusion reactions
  • Explain the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in immune-mediated hemolysis and how the pro-inflammatory environment is responsible for many of the signs and symptoms related to a hemolytic reaction
  • Describe the various factors that influence the development of alloimmunization to RBC antigens

Speaker: Diana L. Riddle, MT, SBB(ASCP)CM

  • ACHI, Florida
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transfusion

Immunology, Complement and Genetics: The Backbone of the Blood Bank

Webinar Objectives

  • Distinguish immune response into the action of T Cells and B Cells.
  • Recognize the role of immunoglobulins and cells involved in primary and secondary immune response.
  • Outline function and process of complement activation in transfusion medicine.
  • Demonstrate genetic concepts of blood groups exploring pedigree analysis and population genetics.

Speaker: Jayanna Slayten MS, MT(ASCP)SBB

  • P.A.C.E®, Florida, ACHI
  • English
  • 1 hour

Transfusion

COVID-19 Vaccine Induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis: What do I really need to know?

Webinar Objectives: 

  • Discuss the advantages of implementing HIT screening tests into your facility

Speaker: Kerry Dowling 

  • English
  • 1 hour

Immucor is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E® & ACHI programs.

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