This course meets the following RENEWAL requirements:
- Florida’s 1-hour minimum requirement
- ASCP’s DLM 2-point minimum requirement
- Other national and/or state license needs
This ONLINE course includes the limitations of serological techniques (when testing for antibody/or antigen markers of bloodborne pathogens), the viruses detected by nucleic acid testing (NAT), the facts about the hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses, the results when testing for HIV, HCV, and HBV including NAT testing, and the value of serological and NAT testing to improve blood transfusion safety.
Article used: “Evaluation of nucleic acid testing for blood donors: One year study”, by Hussain Al-Turaifi, in IJBTI (International Journal of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology), 2015 (7 pages). © 2015 Al-Turaifi, Hussain. This article is distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium provided the original author(s) and original publisher are properly credited. Please see the copyright policy on the journal website for more information.
Total of 2-hours / 2-points in:
- Blood Banking = (Florida's Donor Processing)
► N O T E: This IS an ONLINE course for $15.00, which includes: