To provide the technician/technologist with a well-rounded background in basic transplant
immunology and related laboratory skills.
To meet the needs of the beginning HLA technician/technologist by providing pertinent
information about HLA testing, methodologies, and information necessary to meet the ASHI
Statement of Competency.
Each student will receive a comprehensive course syllabus containing:
Outline of each lecture
Notes for each lecture
Minimum of three months experience in an HLA Laboatory.
B.S. degree in an appropriate biological science or MT(ASCP) or other appropriate
- Laboratory Principles
- General laboratory skills
- The practicalities of tissue typing
- Specimen collection, processing & handling
- Instrumentation & equipment
- Reagent preparation & quality control
- Laboratory mathematics
- Quality assurance
- Other related techniques
- Scientific Background
- Basic immunology
- Genetics & histocompatibility
- Cellular immunology & assays
- Antibody screening
- Molecular Genetics
- Parentage Determination
- Flow Cytometry
Registration fee includes continental breakfast, breaks and lunch daily as well as
Hotel, transportation and other arrangements/costs are the student's responsibility.
The official language for the course is English.
The course is ABHI certified.
Please contact Arlene Skinner for additional information.