# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Laboratory Technology II Task 911232230

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the various red blood cell components and derivatives used for transfusion.


Explanation should include
  • packed red blood cells
  • platelets
  • plasma
  • leukocyte-reduced red blood cells (LRBC).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the shelf life for packed red blood cells?
  • What is the shelf life for platelets?
  • What are the benefits of transfusing LRBC?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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