Transfusion Medicine

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MLT
127
2
3
0
3
Prerequisite:

Enrollment in the Medical Laboratory Technology program and MLT 126

Corequisite:

None

This course introduces the blood group systems and their applications in transfusion medicine. Emphasis is placed on blood bank techniques including blood grouping and typing, pre-transfusion testing, donor selection and processing, and blood component preparation and therapy. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate theoretical comprehension and application in performing/interpreting routine blood bank procedures and recognizing/resolving common problems.