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AABB Standards for Relationship Testing, 13th Edition Changes

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

Thursday, February 1, 2018
2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) 7:00 – 8:00 PM (GMT)
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

Learning Objectives

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.

Program Description

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.

Registration

   Program #
Single Viewer: Live Register18EL-306-2036
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register18EL-306-4036
Group Viewing: Live Register18EL-306-6036
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register18EL-306-8036
Group Viewing: Live & On-Demand Register18EL-306-9936