Education Opportunities

The Minnesota Association of Blood Bank's annual Fall Conference is our largest educational event, offering a wide variety of topics in the fields of blood banking and laboratory sciences. The conference is held in various locations through the state from year to year, including the Twin Cities Metro, Rochester, Duluth, and St. Cloud to name a few. More details for this event are on our events page.

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Scholarship Information

Do you know about the MnABB Scholarship? Its purpose is to assist with funding for students who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited program to receive their MLT, MLS, or SBB certification. You must be a Minnesota resident and have a GPA of at least 3.0.

You may download a copy of the application here.
Minnesota Association of Blood Banks Scholorship Application (docx)

Online Educational Links

Below are some outside resources that provide additional educational (and entertaining) information about blood banking. Selecting one of these links will open a new browser window or tab.

  • AABB – AABB's education website. Some have a cost, some are free
  • Immunohematology – Red Cross's publication
  • LabCE – This is a free, online question bank for students who need to review clinical laboratoryscience topics or prepare for ASCP boards and NCA exams.

MnABB Literature

On this page you will find educational literature provided by the MnABB.

Additional presentations from past Fall Conferences are available to MnABB members in the Members Page.

Education Opportunities

The Minnesota Association of Blood Bank's annual Fall Conference is our largest educational event, offering a wide variety of topics in the fields of blood banking and laboratory sciences. The conference is held in various locations through the state from year to year, including the Twin Cities Metro, Rochester, Duluth, and St. Cloud to name a few. More details for this event are on our events page.

Scholarship Information

Do you know about the MnABB Scholarship? Its purpose is to assist with funding for students who are currently enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited program to receive their MLT, MLS, or SBB certification. You must be a Minnesota resident and have a GPA of at least 3.0.
You may download a copy of the application here.
Minnesota Association of Blood Banks Scholorship Application (PDF)

Online Educational Links

Below are some outside resources that provide additional educational (and entertaining) information about blood banking. Selecting one of these links will open a new browser window or tab.
  • AABB – AABB's education website. Some have a cost, some are free
  • Immunohematology – Red Cross's publication
  • LabCE – This is a free, online question bank for students who need to review clinical laboratoryscience topics or prepare for ASCP boards and NCA exams.

MnABB Literature

On this page you will find educational literature provided by the MnABB.
Additional presentations from past Fall Conferences are available to MnABB members in the Members Page.