CEU CASE STUDY: ABO DISCREPANCY & POSITIVE ANTIBODY SCREEN

This course is an interactive case study wherein the user directs the work-up. Abnormal pre-transfusion test results, including an ABO discrepancy and positive antibody screen require investigation. A discussion of ABO discrepancy resolution and literature bearing upon the cause of this particular discrepancy is reviewed.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Technologists, Technicians, Laboratory Managers

LEVEL:
Intermediate

SUCCESS TM CREDITS: 1 CEU

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

1. Cite general rules for resolving ABO discrepancies
2. Describe techniques used to resolve specific ABO discrepancy types
3. Recognize the requirements for ruling-in & ruling-out antibodies suspected during the work-up of a positive antibody screen


LEARNING TASKS

To receive CEU credit for this course, participants must:

1. Review the presentation " Preoperative ABO Discrepancy & Positive Antibody Screen: An interactive case study."
2. Take the online Post-Test.
3. Complete the online Course Evaluation.
4. Print the certificate awarding 1 SUCCESSTM CEU.


FACULTY

Kelly Kezeor, MT(ASCP)
Reference Technologist
Midwest Region, American Red Cross Blood Services
Omaha , Nebraska

DISCLAIMER

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the American Red Cross Biomedical Services. Information herein is presented for educational purposes only.

RELEASE DATE: March 1, 2011

REVIEW DATE:
April 30, 2018

EXPIRATION DATE: April 30, 2020

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 1 hour

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