CONTINUING EDUCATION

The blood banking industry is fast-moving, challenging and meaningful. LifeStream is dedicated to keeping our staff and those with whom we work closely at partner hospitals on the leading edge of the industry’s evolving trends and latest findings in the interest of better serving donors, patients and the community.

Those opportunities for continuing education include:

  • AABB Audioconferences
  • ASCP Teleconferences
  • Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meetings
  • Annual Transfusion Medicine Forum

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Audioconferences

LifeStream offers a series of audioconferences which focus on the skills and knowledge of professionals working in blood centers, hospital blood banks, transfusion services, testing laboratories and cellular therapy facilities.

AABB audioconferences afford professionals in transfusion medicine and cellular and related biological therapies the opportunity to obtain timely information from recognized experts in the field. AABB audioconferences provide individuals and facilities up-to-date information on current standards, accreditation requirements, medical and scientific advances as well as administrative and management practices.

2017 AABB Audioconference Schedule               About AABB Continuing Education Credit

American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Teleconferences

LifeStream offers several of these teleconferences annually. ASCP teleconferences are designed to bring information and insights from world-class faculty to the entire laboratory team on wide-ranging topics that include chemistry and immunohistochemistry, cytology, management, hematology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, phlebotomy, and surgical pathology.

2016 ASCP Teleconference Schedule               About ASCP Continuing Education Credit

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meetings

LifeStream provides education to partner medical facilities on the latest blood banking technology/advances and general information sessions on transfusion services to improve blood product utilization. These meetings are offered quarterly.

About TAC Continuing Education Credit

Teleconferences are provided in LifeStream’s Administrative Building located at:
384 West Orange Show Rd.
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Transfusion Medicine Forum

The day-long event features a series of speakers who specialize in transfusion medicine, each of whom address a field-related topic, with an emphasis on trends, recent findings, and future possibilities in respective areas. A question-and-answer session follows each lecture.

Completion of the course earns attendees six continuing education credits.

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To register for any session or for more information on our education programs, please contact:

Jennifer Volkmann
Phone: 909.885.6503, extension 424
Fax: 909.723.1187
Email: jvolkmann@LStream.org

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