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.

2017 Case Studies from the Connecticut IRL (presented 12/7/2017)
Instruction Level: Basic
Learning Objectives:
-Examine an in-depth view of patient workups performed at a Reference Laboratory.
-Discuss various techniques used for antibody identification.
-Develop enhanced knowledge of complex immunohematologic problems.

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.

Case Studies (presented 10/5/2017)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Apply blood bank knowledge and utilize testing results to resolve patient work-ups.
-Recognize the hasty conclusions made during preliminary testing are not always consistent with final results.

Being Sherlock Holmes in the Blood Bank. A Serological Case Investigation (presented 6/1/2017)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Give examples of different testing techniques used to resolve complex antibody identifications.
-Describe the purpose of a monocyte monolayer assay.
-Define high incidence antigen and give an example.

Multiples, High Frequency, and a Cold: Oh My! (presented 3/2/2017)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Verbalize the importance of a patient history and be able to correlate history with diagnosis.
-Differentiate the high frequency antigens in the Duffy Blood Group System.
-List 3 different techniques used when working with a cold reactive antibody.
-Discuss the role of molecular genotype testing in complex serological work.

Adventures in Perinatal & Pediatric Transfusion (presented 1/5/2017)
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Learning Objectives:
-Identify communication challenges in your own practice; improve verbal and written communication with clinicians.
Select RBCs for intrauterine transfusion and prioritize certain characteristics.
-Interpret elutions and effectively communicate the interpretation to clinicians and state the indications for thermal amplitude testing.

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