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One Night In the Blood Bank: Case Studies from the Transfusion Service

Presented by Jayanna Slayten, MS, MT(ASCP)SBBcm
IU Health AHC Blood Bank QA Coordinator

Blood Bank case studies will be presented to address different types of challenges which can occur in the blood bank. At the end of this presentation the participant will be able gain a better understanding of how to respond to common blood bank challenges in an efficient and timely way.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this session, the attendee will be able to:
  1. Identify options for response to case study scenarios presented
  2. Apply deduction and logic to resolve a case study from the Blood Bank.
  3. Review and respond to the case study material for serologic troubleshooting and provision of blood.

ASCLS is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area of Immunohematology will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.