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Relationship Testing Collection Training Module: 14th Edition


Please note: Once purchased, access will be provided via email from AABB CommPartners within 72 hours. The email will contain instructions and a link to the recording.

AABB offers a certificate course for individuals who would like to be recognized as AABB-trained sample collectors for relationship testing purposes. The Relationship Testing Standards and best practices as they apply to sample collectors are explained in this online audio-visual program.

Successful individuals will earn a Certificate of Training from AABB and, provided that the individual complies with the requirements provided during the training course, will be included on the list of qualified collection suppliers given quarterly to AABB Accredited Relationship Testing Laboratories worldwide and made available in the members-only section of the AABB website. The certificate is valid for the duration of the current edition of the AABB Standards for Relationship Testing Laboratories (valid through December 31, 2021). AABB reserves the right to remove non-compliant collectors from the list.

This web-based course was developed by subject-matter and quality expert, Marsha Deitz, MBA, MT (ASCP), CQA (ASQ), who is also the lead assessor for AABB relationship testing facilities.

Course Format: self-paced, online, audio-visual program that takes approximately an hour and a half to complete. Individuals watch and listen to the program then complete the post-test. A pre-test (pdf) is also available in the program.

Learning Outcomes

This course will teach individuals the proper controlled process for obtaining a sample for relationship testing. Topics include:

  • Quality Control
  • Consent
  • Identification
  • Sampling
  • Chain of custody documentation
  • Common Errors
  • Secure transport to the testing laboratory

List Price: $39.00

Member Price: $39.00