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Changes to the 31st Edition of Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services

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

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 PM (ET) 7:00 – 8:30 PM (GMT)
Master Program Number: 18EL-300 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Quality Education
Topic:  Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: Managers/Supervisors, Physicians, Technologists
Teaching Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Director/ Moderator: Patrick W. Ooley MS, MT(ASCP), CQA(ASQ)CMQ/OE, Corporate Director of Quality Operations, Blood Systems, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
Speakers: Participants from AABB’s Blood Banks and Transfusion Service Standards Committee

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the rationale for revised requirements.
  • Identify existing policies, processes and procedures that may need to be changed in order to conform to the 31st edition.
  • Identify ways to implement the new and revised requirements.

Program Description

Introducing the 31st edition of Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services. The speakers will summarize the new and revised requirements incorporated into the 31st Edition. In addition, the rationale for the changes will be reviewed.


   Program #
Single Viewer: Live Register18EL-300-2035
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register18EL-300-4035
Group Viewing: Live Register18EL-300-6035
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register18EL-300-8035
Group Viewing: Live & On-Demand Register18EL-300-9935