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Audioconferences 

Education within Your Reach!

AABB audioconferences enable thousands of professionals in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies to obtain timely information from recognized experts in the field. Learn the latest in the industry, at the lowest price, in the most convenient location - your facility! Take advantage of AABB's superior schedule of audioconference programs and register as an audioconference host site.

Site coordinators will have unlimited access for one year to the sync-to-slide version of the audioconferences their sites are registered for. Site coordinators will be able to log-into the Live Learning Center to review the audio-web version of the program to share the content with staff members who cannot attend the live program.

AABB has created a special Patient Blood Management-focused webinar series for individuals. As these are unique sessions, you will need to visit www.aabb.org/webinars to register online. Discounts are available when you purchase the entire series.

Leadership Management Audioconference Series for Individuals

Geared toward individuals, the Leadership Management Series highlights topics including employee performance, employee coaching, staff development and managing a diverse workforce. Continuing education credit will be granted to only those individuals registered for the program. Look for these three programs, labeled as "Leadership Management Audioconference Series for Individuals" and located throughout the full calendar listing. Click here to view the series.

2014 Audioconference Schedule
Setting Up an Audioconference is Quick and Easy
Continuing Education Credit

Registration for AABB Audioconferences for Facilities

Registration for Leadership Management Audioconferences for Individuals

2013 Audioconference Schedule

Contact the Professional Development Department

2014 Audioconference Schedule

01/15 Use and Comparison of Different Test Systems and/or Reagents in the Problem-Solving Process (#144801)
01/22 Donor Hemovigilance: What's In It For My Blood Center? (#144833)
02/12 Practical Approaches to Reduce Risk of Transfusion (#144814)
Rescheduled to July 16
02/26 Turbocharge Your Patient Blood Management Program with RFID Blood Product Tracking (#144804) Rescheduled to July 9
03/05 Changes to the 29th Edition of Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services (#144834) NEW!
03/12 So Many Transfusions, Such Little Increments: Providing Support for Platelet Refractory Patients (#144806)
03/19 Contract Writing: Understanding Common Contracts in Cellular Therapy* (#144807)
03/25 Introducing the 1st Edition of Standards for a Patient Blood Management Program (#1490) NEW! Special pricing
04/02 Putting it All Together: The Immunohematology Toolbox (144809) NEW!
04/09 Lab Manager Development and Preparation for the DLM(ASCP) Exam (#144810)
04/16 Hot Topics in Patient Blood Management: The Maximum Surgical Blood Ordering Schedule (MSBOS), and Evidence-based Hemoglobin Triggers and Targets (#144811)
04/23 Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Stem Cell Transplants* (#144800)
05/14 Bridging the Gap from Technical Specialist to Quality Manager (#144803) NEW!
06/04 Confronting Cellular Therapy LEAN Management Issues* (#144816)
06/11 MT/SBB Professional Development: The Continuing Story (#144817)
06/18 Implementing Baldridge Criteria for Your Organization's Quality Improvement Plan (#144818) NEW!
06/25 Granulocyte Transfusions: Indications, Component Preparation and Transfusion (#144819)
07/09 Turbocharge Your Patient Blood Management Program with RFID Blood Product Tracking (#144804) Formerly Scheduled for February 26
07/16 Practical Approaches to Reduce Risk of Transfusion (#144814) Formerly Scheduled for February 12
07/30 Reagents Shortages and Costs: How to Manage (#144821) NEW!
08/20 Surviving an FDA Inspection: GMP and GTP Considerations* (#144812) NEW!
08/27 Blood Bank Support of Neonatal Patients on ECMO (#144824)
09/17 Deviation Reporting: Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells* (#144825)
09/24 Blood Inventory Management System: Working between Transfusion Service and Blood Center and Creating the Most Efficient Inventory (#144826)
10/01 Succession Planning: Are You Ready for the Next Step? (#144827)
11/05 Addressing Common Citations from AABB and CAP (#144808)
11/19 Top 10 Cellular Therapy Non-Conformances* (#144830)
12/03 Storage and Transport of Blood Outside of the Blood Bank: Strategies and Controversies (#144831)

All cellular therapy-focused audioconferences are denoted by an *.
Leadership Management Audioconferences for Individuals are labeled throughout the schedule.

2014 Leadership Management Audioconference Series for Individuals

04/15 Blood Product Management: Are We Recruiting the Right Mix? What Leaders Need to Know (#1401)
06/10 Communicating with Tact and Credibility: Your Communication Styles Can Make or Break You (#1402) NEW!
12/09 Leadership: What Do Good Leaders Do and What Makes Them Unique? (#1405) NEW!

Setting Up an Audioconference is Quick and Easy

Educational programs delivered through this medium enable thousands of blood banking, transfusion medicine and cellular therapy professionals to learn the latest in the field, at the lowest price, in the most convenient location - your facility! Register as an audioconference institutional host site and take advantage of AABB's superior schedule of programs.

To participate, your facility will need:

  1. A Site Coordinator;
  2. an amplified telephone;
  3. a projector; and
  4. a screen.

AABB will provide your institution with access to everything else you need via email, including a Web link to all instructions and handouts. Read on to learn more about how to bring an audioconference program to your location.

Host Site Materials

Audioconference Site Coordinators will be asked to download audioconference materials from a Web site via a link that will be emailed to you. You will be able to access and download all slides, handouts and other materials in one convenient location and print them right from your own computer.

Requirements for Using the Downloaded Files

  • A desktop or laptop computer with the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • A printer attached to the computer to print a master set of handouts.
  • An LCD projector and projection screen, or a television monitor for displaying presentation slides.
  • A video card or other video output device attached to the computer (if using a television monitor).

Host Site Coordinator Responsibilities

  1. Obtain a room for the program.
  2. Arrange for the necessary equipment.
  3. Telephone the telecommunications company 10-20 minutes before the start of the program.
  4. Submit participant lists online within 48 hours of the completion of an audioconference to give attendees online access to personalized credits and attendance certificates at the AABB Live Learning Center. Mailings will no longer occur.

Dial-In Access

After registering, each host Site Coordinator will be emailed a telephone number and a separate password, which gives you access to the specific audioconference.

Facility Host Site Guidelines

Site Coordinators should not give their audioconference access numbers or password to any other facility or individual. Only one line is allowed per registration. Any additional lines will be billed the full price of an additional audioconference after the live program. There should be no outside recording of the audioconference by individuals or facilities without the expressed written permission of AABB.

Conference materials are protected by copyright. The PDF files are the property of AABB. The Adobe Acrobat Reader installation file is the property of Adobe Systems Incorporated. Please consult AABB and/or Adobe regarding permission to reproduce and distribute these materials.

Registration Information for AABB Audioconferences for Facilities

Host Site Registration Fees (All fees are per audioconference)

  Single Conference 8+ Conferences
Institutional Member $330 $315
Institutional Nonmember* $380 $365

*If you are an Institutional Nonmember or do not know your facility's identification number, please e-mail professionaldevelopment@aabb.org for an identification number prior to registration.

To take advantage of the package savings, you must register for all program selections at one time. Payment is due in advance.

Register Now!

Download a 2014 Facility Registration Form (PDF)

3 Easy Ways to Register:

By Web Visit the AABB Live Learning Center

By Fax (download and fax form)
Fax +1.301.951.3729 (credit card only)

By Mail (download and mail form)
AABB Professional Development Department
8101 Glenbrook Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814-2749 USA

Cancellations

All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to professionaldevelopment@aabb.org. Cancellations received by AABB at least two weeks prior to a program will receive a full refund less a $75 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations within two weeks of an audioconference.

AABB Professional Development Department

8101 Glenbrook Road, Bethesda, MD 20814-2749

Questions?

Contact the AABB Professional Development Department
Phone +1.301.215.6482
E-mail professionaldevelopment@aabb.org

Registration for Leadership Management Audioconferences for Individuals

  Single Conference Full Series
(6 Audioconferences)
Individual Member $39 $150
Individual Nonmember $59 $270

To take advantage of the package savings, you must register for all program selections at one time. Payment is due in advance.

Register Now!

Download a 2014 Individual Registration Form (PDF)

3 Easy Ways to Register:

By Web Visit the AABB Live Learning Center

By Fax (download and fax form)
Fax +1.301.951.3729 (credit card only)

By Mail (download and mail form)

AABB Education and Professional Development Department
8101 Glenbrook Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814-2749 USA

Cancellations

All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to professionaldevelopment@aabb.org. Cancellations received by AABB at least two weeks prior to a program will receive a full refund less a $75 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations within two weeks of an audioconference.

AABB Professional Development Department

8101 Glenbrook Road, Bethesda, MD 20814-2749

Questions?

Contact the AABB Professional Development Department
Phone +1.301.215.6482
E-mail professionaldevelopment@aabb.org

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