Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.
Live Program: Thursday, February 1, 2018 - On-Demand Available
Master Program Number: 18EL-306 (see program format numbers below under Registration)
Educational Track: Technical/Clinical
Topic: Transfusion Medicine (Relationship Testing)
Intended Audience: CEOs, COOs, Director, Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Research Scientist, Scientists, Relationship Testing Labs
Teaching Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Director: George Maha, JD, PhD, Associate Vice President and Laboratory Director of the DNA Identification Testing Division, Chair of the AABB Relationship Testing Standards Committee, LabCorp, Burlington, NC
Moderator: Nicole Bass-Jeffrey, CAPM(PMI), CQIA(ASQ), Accreditation Project Manager, AABB, Bethesda, MD
Speaker: George Maha, JD, PhD, Associate Vice President and Laboratory Director of the DNA Identification Testing Division, Chair of the AABB Relationship Testing Standards Committee, LabCorp, Burlington, NC
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify what changes have been made in the Standards.
- Explain the reasons the changes were made.
- Discuss the new guidance written for each of the changed standards.
This program, led by the Chair of the AABB Relationship Testing Standards Committee will review the 13th Edition of the AABB Relationship Testing Standards that will be in effect on January 1, 2018. The eCast will compare the changes from the prior 12th Edition of Standards released in 2016 and provide participants the opportunity to have their questions answered regarding the changes and new edition of the Standards. This program will be beneficial to both Relationship Testing (RT) labs and those wanting to become accredited as an RT lab.
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Continuing Education Credit
AABB designates both the live and on-demand version of this eCast each eligible for 1 continuing education credit/contact hour for Physicians, General Participation, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel and Florida Lab Personnel. The number and type of credits awarded for this program (both live and on-demand) was determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.
Disclosures for the planners of this event can be found here. Disclosures for the program faculty are provided at the beginning of the program.