Immunohematology Practicum (2) Supervised experience at affiliated clinical laboratory. Focus is on the practical application of immunohematology procedures.
MICRB 151F Immunohematology Practicum (2)
This clinical practicum enables the 2MLT student to gain experience in pre-transfusion testing and serology, and includes approx. 110 hours of supervised experience in an affiliated clinical laboratory. The course is taken concurrently or after the lecture course Micrb 151C - Immunohematology and Serology for Medical Laboratory Technicians. Topics include: routine procedures for determining ABO and Rh blood type; antibody identification; crossmatching techniques; handling and storage of donor products; common serology tests; quality control.
Upon completion of Micrb 151F, the student will be able to:
1. Perform routine immunohematology and serology procedures at specific mastery levels.
2. Follow protocol required for the handling, storage and the issue of blood products.
3. Interpret the clinical significance of common serology and immunology tests.
4. Maintain a safe working environment in the immunohematology and serology departments in the clinical laboratory.
5. Assess the validity of patient results by correlating laboratory data with quality control results.
6. Achieve specified standards of attitude and work habits at the clinical bench.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.