Transfusion Medicine (MLT-127)

Course Description

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, pretransfusion 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.


Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 3

Clinical Hours: 0

Work Experience Hours: 0