Transfusion Science Education Course (TSEC)

This course provides a review of key scientific concepts necessary to identify and resolve challenges that laboratories face on a daily basis. An emphasis is put on the integration of serological and molecular methods for blood group antibody identification and compatibility testing. Interactive case studies will offer the opportunity to enhance practical case resolution skills.
Format: Intermediate - advanced levels
Faculty: Recognized experts in the field of immunohematology, blood group genomics and transfusion medicine
Audience: Experienced blood bank technologists, supervisors, transfusion medicine physicians
Continuing education credits: P.A.C.E.® credits awarded by ASCLS as well as CEUs for the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel
2018 TSEC Schedule
Date Location Course Format/Level
March 15-16, 2018 Nashville, TN Intermediate-Advanced
May 17-18, 2018 Kansas City, KS Intermediate-Advanced
September 13-14, 2018 Emeryville, CA Advanced
November 15-16, 2018 Philadelphia, PA Advanced

Immunohematology workshop (Hands-on)

An intensive three day program focusing on the molecular basis of blood group diversity and applications of various molecular techniques. This course integrates didactic and practical exposure with more than 50% of time dedicated to laboratory hands-on practice.
Audience: Intermediate and advanced blood bank technologists
Continuing education credits: P.A.C.E.® credits awarded by ASCLS as well as CEUs for the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel
2018 Hands-on Schedule
Date Topic
April 11-13, 2018 Molecular
July 11-13, 2018 Serology
October 24-26, 2018 Molecular

Webinar

One hour online course targeting current trends relevant to blood bank laboratory practices and transfusion medicine
Audience: Blood bank technologists, Supervisors, Transfusion medicine physicians
Continuing education credits: P.A.C.E.® credits awarded by ASCLS as well as CEUs for the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel
2018 Webinar Schedule
Date* Course Topic
February 21, 2018 Oh No, There are More? What Now and What Can We Do? : Monoclonal Antibodies that Interfere with Pretransfusion Testing
June 20, 2018 Massive Transfusion for Trauma and Postpartum Hemorrhage in 2018: What Are We Doing Now and What Might be Different in 2020 and Beyond?
August 15, 2018 Molecular resolution of RHD typing discrepancies
December 19, 2018 Automation In The Blood Bank: It's all black and white now…..right? Resolving IND typing results

*All dates are subject to change

For registration and other information, please contact us at TSEC@grifols.com


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