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On-Demand eCasts

20EL-505 On-Demand eCast: Changes to the 32nd Edition of Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services

Expiration Date: Jan 29, 2023

Credits: None available.


Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.

Live Program Date: January 29, 2020
Master Program Number: 20EL-505

Educational Track: Quality Education
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Directors, Donor Recruitment Staff, Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Immunohematology Reference Labs (IRL’s), Laboratory Staff, Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Nurses, Physicians, Residents/Fellows, Scientists, Technologists, Transfusion Safety officers
Teaching Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Director/Moderator: Richard R. Gammon, MD, Medical Director, OneBlood, Orlando, FL
Richard R. Gammon, MD, Medical Director, OneBlood, Orlando, FL; Susan Galel, MD, Associate Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, Senior Director of Medical Affairs, Blood Screening, Roche Molecular Systems, San Francisco, CA; Maureen A. Beaton, MT(ASCP)BB, CQA(ASQ), Manager, Transfusion Services, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA; Susan M. Wilson, BS, MT(ASCP)SBB, Quality Manager, Vitalant, Phoenix, AZ
Please note: the faculty affiliations listed above are current as of the date of the live program.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the rationale for revised requirements.
  • Identify existing policies, processes and procedures that may need to be changed in order to conform to the 32nd Edition.
  • Identify ways to implement the new and revised requirements.

Program Description: Introducing the AABB 32nd Edition of Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services. The speakers will summarize the new and revised requirements incorporated into the 32nd Edition. In addition, the rationale for the changes will be reviewed.

How to Claim CE Credit

  • Single Viewers: if you registered as a single viewer, complete the evaluation found on the "CE Information" tab after watching the video. By submitting the evaluation, you are attesting to watching the presentation in its entirety.
  • Group Viewers: This is applicable for groups/facilities that purchased Group Viewing access for this program (registration will be verified prior to processing a group viewing attendance log). Group Viewing Coordinators should submit the attendance log to within 72 hours of the completion/viewing date. Once AABB receives an attendance log, each participant on the attendance log will be granted access as a single viewer to this program and will be required to complete the evaluation in order to claim continuing education credit. Each participant will be required to have an AABB account in order to access this program/platform. If a participant does not have an account, he/she can create one using the same email address provided on the attendance log.

Director, Moderator & Speaker(s):


  • Maureen Beaton, MT(ASCP)BB, Former Manager, Transfusion Services, Boston Children's Hospital
  • Susan Galel, MD, Roche Diagnostics; Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Susan M. Wilson, MLS(ASCP)SBB, Quality Director, Vitalant


  • 1.00 - General Continuing Education (GEN)
  • 1.00 - Florida Lab Personnel (FLP)
  • 1.00 - California Lab Personnel (CLP)

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