Unit 3 - Donation Testing and Components Processing

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In this unit you will learn about:

Learning Outcomes

You will be expected to:

  1. Determine, explain and discuss the design, operation and performance of processing techniques for blood components
  2. Determine, explain and categorise additional processing and testing requirements for non-routine blood components
  3. Identify, explain and categorise quality monitoring procedures applied to blood components
  4. Determine, describe and categorise the design, operation and performance of automated and semi-automated testing technology used in blood donor testing.
  5. Determine, explain, formulate and interpret the investigation of complex serological reactions, including recommendations for resolving unexpected anomalies, in  donor testing
  6. Describe and categorise the aetiology of transfusion transmitted infections. Discuss and recommend investigations for a range of transfusion transmitted infections.
  7. Determine, describe and explain component validation, specification and labeling criteria

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