IRL Experience: an MLS Rotation in the IRL

Community Blood Center is proud to offer a rotation in the Immunohematology Reference Lab for students of local MLS programs.  A registration code is required.  Contact your MLS Program Director. 

What is IRL Experience?

  • MLS students spend 1 day (8am-4pm) in the Immunohmatology Reference Lab.
  • Curriculum
    • Prior to arriving, MLS students download and print the IRL Experience Student Handbook and complete assigned online modules.
    • Online modules provide background information on the main topics to be covered:
      • Comparing blood bank methods
      • ABO discrepancies
      • DATs, eluates & Rh nomenclature
      • Warm autoantibodies
    • Students arrive prepared to discuss and perform testing in the IRL.

Questions? Please address any questions to [email protected].