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What's Your Type? Volunteer ABO Typer

    Burlington, ON
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Regularly review written volunteer duties and region specific procedures

Set up typing stations per Canadian Blood Services standards

Ensure identity of participant matches What's Your Type? registration form information

Provide ongoing, meaningful conversation to put the participant at ease

Explain the procedure and method used to determine ABO grouping

Prepare blood grouping trays

Obtain capillary sample

Determine ABO blood group and Rh factor

Monitor the participant and advise supervisor of any participant adverse reactions

May be required to perform First Aid or CPR

Explain ABO system, Rh factor and the need for blood

Ensure proper disposal of bio-hazardous waste