Mar 21, 2019
CLT 206L - Immunohematology Lab
A practical application of the ABO and Rh grouping, antibody identification, and compatibility testing. Emphasis is on the performance, interpretation and clinical significance of routine and special test procedures.
Corequisite: CLT 206 Immunohematology
1 Laboratory Hour
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Follow proper safety guidelines in the laboratory at all times.
- Display appropriate professional behavior.
- Demonstrate logical approaches to problem solving - selecting appropriate units and crossmatching them with unknown patient specimens.
- Describe and perform the testing procedures performed in the clinical immunohematology laboratory, including Coombs' (antiglobulin) testing, ABO testing, Rh testing, other blood group testing, alloantibody screening, RBC autoantibody testing, compatibility testing.
- Describe and perform transfusion test procedures, including procedures related to component therapy.
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