Transfusion Science Refresher (TRFS-1800)

This course gives an overview of the Transfusion Science knowledge required by an entry level MLT.  This course provides a review of blood group systems and the procedures used to detect and identify antigens and antibodies. You will revisit the theory required to diagnose, treat and prevent hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn, and diagnose and treat autoimmune hemolytic anemias. Also covered is the theory needed to provide compatible products for transfusion and investigate adverse effects of transfusion. Open to previous CSMLS certified MLTs and/or recommended to take this course by the CSMLS as part of a Learning Plan.

This course is open for registration from September - May. Email evidence of previous CSMLS certification and/or CSMLS Learning Plan documentation to to register.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic reserves the right to revise or cancel programs or make other changes as Saskatchewan Polytechnic deems necessary at any time.

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