Monday, Day 1


9:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m. Classroom

Laboratory Orientation

9:15 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Classroom

Presentation (PDF 596kB)

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Lecture: Screening for Blood, part 1

10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Classroom

Presentation (PDF 824kB)

Videos | Kastle-Meyer | LMG (WMV 4.7MB) | Hemastix | Hematrace


10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

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Lecture: Screening for Blood, part 2

10:45 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Classroom


11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

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12:30 p.m.–1:50 p.m. Laboratory

Instructors demonstrate various blood screening tests and techniques such as: Kastle‐Meyer, LMG, Hemestix kit, Phen kit, Hemastix, Hexagon OBTI, and ABAcard® HemaTrace®, as well as the visual assessment of blood.

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On your own: Screening for Blood

1:50 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Laboratory

Hands-on practice with individual sample packs utilizing the methods demonstrated above. Rotational demonstrations in small groups: Luminol, Bluestar® and Hemascein™.