Continuing Education

Transfusion Medicine Techniques

Campus

The location where your NAIT courses will be held.

Credential

The type of certification you will earn after completing your program.

  • Certificate Achievement - An approved non-credit program that has a formal summative assessment component, has mappped program or course outcomes, and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Certificate Completion - A non-credit program that has no formal summative assessment component and is subject to a regular quality curriculum review process.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

NAIT's Transfusion Medicine series is designed to provide Combined Laboratory and X-ray Technologists with the skills necessary to perform transfusion testing and to enhance this skill previously obtained by Medical Laboratory Technologists. The series of online courses can be completed in the comfort of your home, followed by a hands-on workshop which will assist you in honing in on the skills you have learned.

To receive advanced authorization through the Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologists, CLXTs will be required to complete Competency Based Objectives provided by ACCLXT after completing the courses offered through NAIT. It is the student's responsibility to locate an employer who can sign off on the competencies as students' progress through them.

The remainder of the courses within the Transfusion Medicine series are still in development. The hands-on workshop and the fourth course designed specifically for MLTs will be released in 2020.

To receive a certificate through NAIT, CLXT students’ are required to complete all three didactic courses, in addition to the hands-on workshop
 
The remainder of the courses within the Transfusion Medicine series are still in development. The hands-on workshop and the fourth course designed specifically for MLTs will be released in 2020.

For more information, please contact the Transfusion Medicine program at healthgeneral@nait.ca.

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