To purchase the Certificate Program, follow these steps:
To purchase the Certificate Program download and complete the Cellular Therapies Certificate Program Institutional Registration Form and send via email to eLearning@aabb.org, fax to +1.301.951.3729 or mail to the address provided on the form. Please allow 2-5 business days to receive a receipt.
Once the institution purchases the desired number of programs, the student(s) indicated on the institutional registration form will receive an email notification with instructions and a web link to The George Washington University (GW) website where s(he) will fill in a short application required to register for the program. To receive the institutional member discount rate, the organization must be an active AABB Institutional Member.
Yes! A 15% discount is offered for bulk purchases of 4 or more program registrations.
The purchase is non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another individual once the application is complete (and the student is enrolled).
After you have completed the GW application, you will be placed in a cohort based on when you registered for the program.
You will have 1 year from the enrollment date to complete the Cellular Therapies Certificate Program.
It is estimated that most students will be able to complete the program within 3-5 months (determination based on current student completion rates; may vary based on availability to study, level of experience and/or exposure to the subject matter).
Yes. A review of all slides in each module and a passing score of 80% on each assessment is required to complete the program. In addition, a post-program evaluation will be required.
Once you complete the GW application, you will be given a GW email address that you will use to access the Cellular Therapies Certificate Program. This is the official email of record and email relating to access of the Cellular Therapies program will be sent to your GW email address.
The Cellular Therapies Certificate Program is offered entirely online. Blackboard is a virtual learning environment and course management system developed by Blackboard (an educational technology company) that you will be using to access the educational content. You will be able to work in Blackboard at your own pace.
There is a link available on the Blackboard site that explains how to use it. Review the basic features so that you will be able to navigate through the program materials. Tutorials are available here. Not all Blackboard features described in the tutorials will apply to the AABB Cellular Therapies Certificate Program. This program is self-paced and there is no access to instructors or discussion board.
To be able to use Blackboard:
To receive a certificate of completion you will need to complete these steps:
You should expect to receive an email from eLearning@aabb.org within 7 days of completing the program. Your certificate will be emailed to the email address you used to purchase the program.
Once the program is completed and a certificate has been issued, the certificate is only valid for the individual completing the program. The certificate cannot be transferred to any other individual.
Yes, a certificate for CMEs as well as documentation for Florida and California Laboratory personnel (FLP, CLP, respectively) in the US will be emailed to you from AABB eLearning (eLearning@aabb.org) within 7 days of completing the program. During the program evaluation you will be requested to indicate the type of continuing education credit and provide the applicable license number.
You will have two opportunities to pass the assessments for each module.
A discounted retake fee of $550 (member/nonmember) is available for students that do not successfully complete the program initially. It is recommended to complete all the modules before requesting a retake. Even if you have failed a module(s) please complete all incomplete modules before submitting the retake registration form which will be provided to you upon request from eLearning@aabb.org.
Assessments are located in Blackboard for each module. You will see a heading that identifies each module assessment within the content area for each module.
Yes. Links to additional reading materials are included within the modules.
This program is only available in English.
Some detailed information pertaining to the course, content and faculty are included in the syllabus located in Blackboard.
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