Anticipating the Future – Workforce Planning

Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.                          

Live Program: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - On-Demand Available

Master Program Number: 145 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Leadership Management 
Topic: Transfusion Management
Intended Audience: Managers/Supervisors, Scientists, Technologists, HR Personnel, Laboratory Staff, Hospital Blood Banks, Medical Directors
Teaching Level: Intermediate

Director/Moderator: April Hord, BB(ASCP)SBB, M.Ed., Clinical Information Systems Analyst, VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA
Speakers: Ricardo Sumugod, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB, Manager, Northwestern Medicine – Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL; Rebecca Buckland, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HR Strategic Business Manager, Heartland Blood Centers, Aurora, IL

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss staffing needs.
  • Identify some recruitment strategies.
  • Identify strategies to retain top talents.

Program Description

Laboratories need a workforce plan in order to effectively function in a constantly changing industry. In this program, staffing needs and requirements will be reviewed and recruitment strategies will be outlined. In addition, strategies on how to retain top talents will be discussed.


   Program #
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register17EL-4035-145
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register17EL-8035-145