All Case Studies   


Case Studies Working With Quality Control and Cell Panels (presented 12/19/2019)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Recognize, understand and identify AABB and CAP quality control requirements for blood bank reagents.
-Utilize case studies to troubleshoot QC failure and actions to take to resolve the issue.

Extraordinary Case Studies from the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory (presented 11/07/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives: 
-Apply both blood bank knowledge and testing results to resolve patient workups.
-Demonstrate, through case studies, various techniques used to identify red cell antibodies in patient samples.
-Recognize unique situations that can arise in the Immunohematology Reference Laboratory and recognize unique methods used to reach a conclusion.

ABO Discrepancies (presented 09/19/2019)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:

-Understand the basic theory of ABO and Rh serology and recognize discrepancies.

-Describe various discrepancy scenarios and resolutions during routine ABO/Rh testing.

HTLAs: Review and Case Studies (presented 9/5/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Define the acronym and list the antibodies associated with HTLA-like antibodies.
-Discuss useful techniques for resolving HTLA-like antibodies.


Prenatal Case Studies (presented 6/20/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives: 
-Discuss the importance of initial prenatal serological testing and follow-up testing, if indicated.
-Differentiate clinically significant and clinically insignificant antibodies in prenatal patients.
-Describe detection and monitoring techniques for clinically significant antibodies in prenatal patients.


Troubleshooting with the IRL (presented 6/6/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Identify the source and potential resolution of an ABO discrepancy.
-Name three methodologies and their advantages and disadvantages for antibody identification.
-Name three criteria used to identify a warm autoantibody.

A Case Study: Utilizing Your Resources to Solve a Puzzle (presented 3/7/2019)
Instruction Level: Intermediate 
Learning Objectives:

-Identify the importance of not ‘jumping to conclusions’ in the blood bank.

-Define utilization of enzymes to narrow down your search.
-Review the importance of looking at the entire picture.

What’s Your Type (ABO Discrepancy Case Studies) (presented 11/1/2018) 
Instruction Level: Intermediate 
Learning Objectives:
-Recognize ABO subgroups and the possible causes of an ABO discrepancy.
-Understand transfusion recommendations for an ABO typing discrepancy.

What the heck is it? Case Studies Demonstrating Passive Antibodies and Therapeutic Agents  (presented 10/4/2018)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives: 
-Explain the common drugs used in the treatment of coagulation issues. 
-Define the term ‘passive antibodies’.
-List examples of passive antibodies and describe how they can be identified.

Multiple Antibodies: A Case Study from the South Carolina IRL  (presented 9/6/2018) 
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives: 
-Identify different testing techniques to resolve complex antibody identifications.
-Recognize the significance of molecular testing in resolving complex cases in the IRL.

Basic Blood Bank Serology Case Studies  (presented 7/5/2018) 
Instruction Level: Basic 
Learning Objectives:
-Apply blood bank knowledge by utilizing case studies to illustrate problem-solving approaches. 
-Apply problem-solving strategies learned during case study review.

Adverse Reactions Case Studies: Boxed In OR Out of the Box  (presented 5/3/2018)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Identify signs and symptoms associated with both common and rare adverse events that may be related to transfusion. 
-Assess information presented in the case studies and choose additional processes to aid in recognition of the adverse event.
-Integrate the information received from the evaluation to recognize the type of adverse event.

Adverse Reactions to Transfusion: Case Studies (presented 11/2/2017) 
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives: 
-Identify signs and symptoms associated with both common and rare adverse events that may be related to transfusion.
-Assess information presented in the case studies and choose additional processes to aid in recognition of the adverse event. 
-Integrate the information received from the evaluation to recognize the type of adverse event.

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