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MLS 4160 : Blood Bank Practicum

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MLS 4160 : Blood Bank Practicum
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Integrated Health Sciences (IHS)
Spring 2017
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The major blood group systems that affect the practice of transfusion medicine and examines the processing and distribution of blood products supplied by transfusion services. Proctor fee.
1. Describe the donor screening and blood unit collection process and distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable donors.
2. Identify products derived from the collection processes and explain why the required testing and storage protocols are necessary.
3. Demonstrate the use of relevant terminology regarding genetics principles and their application to the major blood group systems.
4. Describe the characteristics of the major blood group systems to include the antigens and antibodies of each system and their in-vivo and in-vitro properties.
5. Apply immunological principles and techniques in the identification of blood group systems.
6. Assess conditions leading to blood group discrepancies and formulate a method to resolve unsolved discrepancies.
7. Justify the criteria of compatibility testing and predict the likelihood of incompatibility given pre-transfusion test results.
8. Defend the identification of an unexpected antibody in a blood sample and explain the clinical significance of the antibody and transfusion complications.
9. Describe the disease manifestations and treatment practices of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN).
10. List transfusion-transmitted diseases and identify the mode of transmission, and methods of safeguarding the blood supply.
11. Identify the various blood products available for transfusion and predict appropriate component therapies given a set of clinical manifestations and lab results for a patient.
12. Differentiate the types of transfusion reactions and justify an appropriate course of action in the event of a reaction.
13. Compare and contrast the types of autoimmune and drug-induced hemolytic anemias.
14. Describe the role of the HLA system in transfusion medicine and the clinical application of HLA testing.
15. Outline the quality assurance measures necessary and regulatory requirements to ensure that a high standard of care is provided by a transfusion service or blood donor center.
16. Describe the principles of major automated systems available for blood bank testing.
17. Describe the processes and procedures required of a hospital tissue bank to comply with federal guidelines, accreditation standards and regulations.
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