Significant Changes to the 9th Edition of Standards for Cellular Therapy Services

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

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) 7:00 – 8:00 PM (GMT)
Master Program Number: 19EL-434 (see program format numbers below under Registration)

Educational Track: Quality Education
Topic: Cellular Therapies
Intended Audience: CEOs, CFOs, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Perfusionists, Physicians, Scientists, Technologists
Teaching Level: Basic

Director/Moderator: Christopher Bocquet, Director of Standards, AABB, Bethesda, MD
Speakers: Richard L. Haspel, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Brenda Alder, MS, MT(ASCP)SBB, Cell Therapy Transplant QA and Regulatory, Northside Hospital, Peachtree Corners, GA; Edwin Harry Brindle MSc, MLT(CMLTO), Director, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, Insception Lifebank Cord Blood Program, Mississauga ON, Canada

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the rationale for revised requirements.
  • Identify ways to implement the new and revised requirements.
  • Identify existing policies, processes, and procedures that may need to be changed to conform to the 9th Edition.

Program Description

This program will introduce the 9th Edition of AABB Standards for Cellular Therapy Services. The speakers will summarize the new and revised requirements incorporated into the 9th Edition of Standards. In addition, the rationale for the changes will be reviewed.


   Program #
Single Viewer: Live Register19EL-434-2070
Single Viewer: On-Demand Register19EL-434-4070
Group Viewing: Live Register19EL-434-6070
Group Viewing: On-Demand Register19EL-434-8070
Group Viewing: Live & On-Demand Register19EL-434-9970

Continuing Education Credit

AABB estimates both the live and on-demand version of this eCast each to be eligible for 1 continuing education credits/contact hours for Physicians, California Nurse, California Lab Personnel, Florida Lab Personnel and General Participation credit. The final number of credit(s) and credit types awarded for this program (live or on-demand) will be determined by the program duration. For more information on each credit type please visit our Continuing Education Credits webpage.