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Although many may not be aware, Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) apply to Transfusion Services as well as Blood Donor Centers, and personnel in Transfusion Services are expected to be trained in cGMPs. This module examines the history of cGMPs, why they apply to Transfusion Services, and cGMP requirements as they relate to process control, procedures, documentation, deviation management and audit.
Upon completion of the workshop, the participant will be able to:
Judy Sullivan, MS, MT (ASCP) SBB is a consultant for Quality Source, a division of Blood Systems, Inc. Prior to her position at BSI, she was the manager of accreditation programs at AABB, a position she held for nine years. Judy has worked as a technologist and marketing specialist for Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a reference technologist at the American Red Cross, MO-IL Region, and the supervisor of the reference laboratory in the department of transfusion medicine at the National Institutes of Health. She is an adjunct professor at George Washington University.
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