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. Available only for US attendees.
2020-2021 Webinar Schedule
Date* Time Region Course Topic Speaker Registration
August 5, 2020 10:00 AM SGT SARS-CoV-2 and Transfusion Medicine: Current Scientific Understanding Samuel Rose, PhD
Director of Medical Affairs for Donor Screening, Grifols Diagnostic Solutions Inc.


September 16, 2020 2:00 PM US CST Current Emerging Infectious Disease Threats of Transfusion Safety in North America Sam Rose, PhD


October 21, 2020 11:00 AM SGT (Singapore Standard Time) The Threat of Hepatitis E Virus to Blood Safety and Screening Strategies Xiaomei Zhu, PhD, Senior Manager, Medical Affairs


January 20, 2021 10:00 AM SGT (Singapore Standard Time) Journey to increase patient safety through optimized pretransfusion testing. Dr. Ghislain Noumsi, MD, Director of Medical Affairs, Grifols Asia Pacific


March 11, 2021 3:00 pm (UTC+1h) 1st Virtual Clinical Cases: Clinical Management of Anti-Kell Alloimmunization. Dr. Jose Luis Bueno, MD Coming soon

*All dates are subject to change

Recorded Live Webinar Events
Date Program Speaker Recording
February 15, 2017 Methods and Techniques for Red Blood Cell Antibody and Identification Cindy Steinmetz, MT(ASCP)SBBCM Watch
May 10, 2017 Serological Evaluation of Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions Sandy Wortman, MT(ASCP)SBBCM Watch
October 18, 2017 Impact of RBC Alloimmunization on Sickle Cell Disease Patient Morality and Morbidity Sean Stowell, MD, PhD Watch
October 25, 2018 Monoclonal Antibodies that Interfere with Pretransfusion Testing: DARA and Beyond. Sue Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBB Watch
March 11, 2019 Pregnant Women and Newborn Management – The Immunohematology Point-of-view. Dr. Agneta Wikman Watch
March 26, 2019 Hepatitis E blood donor screening: a commitment to transfusion safety. Silvia Sauleda, PhD Watch
May 8, 2019 Designing and Running a Patient Blood Management Program. Eric Gehrie, MD Watch
August 7, 2019 Laboratory Support for Intrauterine Transfusions. Gregory Denomme, PhD, FCSMLS(D) Watch
September 26, 2019 How to Write Scientific Articles, Posters, and Abstracts Pablo Pons Watch
October 2, 2019 Biomarkers of interest in inflammatory bowel disease: Diagnosis and monitoring Juan Manuel Acedo Watch
October 2, 2019 ANCA-positive Vasculitis Dr. Alejandro Olive Watch
October 9, 2019 Critical Values in Transfusion Medicine. (P.A.C.E.) Garrett Booth, M.D. Watch
February 19, 2020 Are You Assessment / Inspection Ready? Mary Lieb, MT(ASCP)SBB, CQA(ASQ) Watch
May 20, 2020 [TDM Webinar Series, Session #1] Proactive Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Dr. Adam S. Cheifetz Watch
May 20, 2020 Antigen Typing Discrepancies: Causes and Use of Molecular Methods for Resolution Margaret Keller, PhD Watch
May 27, 2020 [TDM Webinar Series, Session #2] Evidences of the utility of Vedolizumab drug level monitoring in IBD patients Dr. Edoardo Savarino Watch
June 2, 2020 [TDM Webinar Series, Session #3] Monitoring biosimilars. Validation studies Dr. Begoña Ruiz, PhD Watch
June 17, 2020 It's Not Magic, it's Immunohematology! Antibody Identification Case Studies Sue Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBBCM Watch
July 15, 2020 Platelet Refractoriness: Assessing and Selecting Compatible Units Mark Fung, MD, PhD Watch
September 30, 2020 Extended phenotype - how to approach the perfect match by using different technologies Inna Sareneva Watch
October 8, 2020 Quality of blood components beyond the basics Dr. Miquel Lozano Watch
October 21, 2020 An Update on Monoclonal Antibodies that Interfere with Pre-Transfusion Testing: Let's Talk Sue Johnson, MSTM, MT(ASCP)SBB CM Watch

*For continuing education credit, please contact The Grifols Academy of Immunohematology at  TSEC@grifols.com or 833-835-3439

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