SBB Last Chance Review on-site and via webinar

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This two-day intensive SBB review is designed for individuals preparing to take the ASCP Board of Certification examination in the SBB or BB category. Physicians who are preparing for the board examination in Blood Banking may also benefit from this program. While this program will not provide the participant with all information to pass the exam, it will provide a basis for the participant's own study and preparation for the exam.

Do you want to review for the ASCP SBB or BB Board of Certification examination?
Do you want to take a refresher course in blood banking?
Do you want continuing education hours?
If you answer "yes" to any of the questions above, then this SBB review is for you!

Date: February 8-9, 2014
Time: Saturday: 8:00am – 4:30pm CST, Sunday 8:00am – 3:00pm CST
Location: Onsite (Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center in Houston) or join by webinar
Registration: $225; $125 SBB students/Resident/Fellow; $80 handouts only
Registration Deadline: February 4, 2014

What You Will Receive

  • Breakfast and lunch on both days for onsite participants
  • All handouts plus 100-item sample questions


 

Contact

Clare Wong, 713-791-6201, .

Program Description

Program Objectives

Tentative Schedule

Faculty

Testimony

Attending onsite

Joining by Webinar

Continuing Education Credits

Registration

Program Description

This two-day intensive review is designed for individuals preparing to take the ASCP Board of Certification examination in the SBB or BB category. Physicians who are preparing for the Board examination in Blood Banking may also benefit from this program. While this program will not provide the participant with all information to pass the SBB/BB exam, it will provide a basis for the participant's own study and preparation for the exam.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this review, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify and apply the blood banking theories and concepts for the SBB/BB certification examination.
  • Solve serological, math, and other problems.
  • Apply the techniques useful for adaptive computer testing. 

Tentative Schedule

Saturday

Sunday

ABO and Lewis Lab Math, Lab Ops, QA, Safety
Special techniques HLA, HPC and solid organ transplantation
Rh Hemostasis and coagulation cases
MNS, P, and other blood groups HDFN & RhIG
Kell, Kidd, Duffy Blood collections
Polyagglutination TTD testing and re-entry
Cases: XM, ABID, DAT, AIHA Cell survival, anemias and blood administration
Genetics/population genetics Component prep and component therapy
Immunology & Complement Hemapheresis
Adverse effects of transfusion Testing tips - SBB exam

Faculty

Stacey Alvey, MEd, MT(ASCP)SBB, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Raritan, NJ
Brenda Barnes, PhD, MT(ASCP)SBB, Allen College, Waterloo, IA
Rachelle Green-Tanner, MT(ASCP)SBB, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX
Beth Hartwell, MD, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX
Chris Leveque, MD, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Ryan Nobles, MT(ASCP)CMSBBCM, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX
Meredith Reyes, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Clare Wong, MT(ASCP)SBB,SLS, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX

Testimony

  • I passed the SBB exam on my first attempt!
  • It was a big help to me…hope you are able to continue to provide the review for others
  • Intense, but very informative
  • Last Chance Review really helped

 





Attending onsite

Review location:

The review will be held at The Blood Center, 1400 La Concha Lane, Houston, Texas.

Accommodation:

Holiday Inn, 8111 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77054.
This hotel is adjacent to The Blood Center. Group rate: $99 plus tax per night (single or double).

Contact Kimbra Hill by 1/24/2014, kimbra.hill@hihoustonsouth.com

Mention The Blood Center Last Chance Review.

Airport shuttle:

Bush Intercontinental (IAH) is about 30 miles from The Blood Center
Hobby (HOU) is about 12 miles from The Blood Center
Super Shuttle: 800-258-3826 www.supershuttle.com

Joining by Webinar

Participants must have high-speed internet and speaker/microphone capability. During the webinar, participants can ask question online. Additional details and connection check will be sent after registration.

Continuing Education Credits

13 hours continuing education credit. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program, California Agency #0001, and Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, provider # 50-15924

Registration

Attendee Details

Work Facility Details

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Attendance Method

  • Attending Onsite
    Attending Webinar
    Purchasing Handout Only

Payment Method

  • Pay by Check
    Pay by Paypal or credit card

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellations received 2 weeks prior to event will be refunded in full.

Cancellations received within 2 weeks of event will be subject to a $25.00 processing fee.

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