Pre-requisite(s): CLT 1060
Provides students with an opportunity for in-depth application and reinforcement of immunohematology principles and techniques in a medical laboratory job setting. This clinical practicum allows the student to become involved in a work situation at a professional level of technical application and requires concentration, practice, and follow through. Topics include: specimen processing; slide and tube Immunological techniques; criteria for special techniques;
component and therapy practices; management of disease states; transfusion complications; safety; documentation/quality control; and process improvement. The clinical practicum is implemented through the use of written training plans, written performance evaluation, and coordinated supervision.