Course on Blood Banking and Component SeparationSeth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital
Background and facilities available
The department was established in 1928 and is presently headed by Dr. A. A. Pandit. There is a well-equipped blood bank with component separation facility. There is a zonal blood-testing centre where tests for HIV, HBSAg and HCV are conducted. The personnel working in these laboratories are approved by FDA. Staff from blood banks all over the country and the staff of FDA come to receive training at this blood bank.
General Objective -
This training programme is an orientation course for medical officers and laboratory technicians working in blood banks and is designed to provide knowledge in blood banking procedures and component separation.
Course Details -
There will be lectures, demonstrations. hands-on training in blood component separation and red cell serology
Timing of the course - September
Periodicity - Once a year