ML1510 - Introduction to Transfusion Science

The course will provide students with a fundamental knowledge of transfusion from both the donor and patient perspective. Using the knowledge and skills obtained in ML2400, blood donation, blood component preparation composition and uses, donor and patient testing, adverse effects of transfusion, hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn as well as autoimmune hemolytic diseases will be examined. Associated laboratory testing will be introduced in laboratory sessions.

Prerequisite(s): ML2400

This course is offered in the following programs:
Medical Laboratory Sciences