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2018 Annual Meeting and PBM Certificate Course Overview

SABM Annual Meeting

Bridging the World Through Patient Blood Management Partnerships

The SABM 2018 Annual Meeting is scheduled for September 13-15, 2018 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. Due to its popularity, the SABM Patient Blood Management (PBM) Certificate Course with Exam will be offered on September 12, 2018.

These two events are packed with what industry professionals need to know and have a potential for up to 27 CME/CE credit hours.

Early registration discount applies until August 3, 2018.

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Annual Meeting Program

Our exciting programs will deliver the latest science, best practices, global perspectives and networking opportunities. Highlights include:

  • Global Perspectives: Patient Blood Management Challenges, Successes and Creative Solutions in Asia, Europe, Australia, and Africa
  • Keynote speaker: Donna Shaw, co-author of Blood on Their Hands
  • CME Lunch Presentation: Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia: When, How, with What?
  • Workshops: Anemia; Coagulation; PBM Administrative and Socio-Economics; Surgery; Anesthesia and Perfusion
  • Boot Camp for PBM Program Implementation
  • Dinner Symposium: The Causes and Healthcare Burden of Surgical Bleeding
  • Abstract presentations

Annual Meeting Learning Objectives 1. Describe strategies to minimize all modalities of blood loss and enhance blood production. 2. Explain strategies to optimize coagulation to mitigate the risk of excessive blood loss or development of thrombosis. 3. Relate the latest research based recommendations for the detection, evaluation and treatment of anemia in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients. 4. Identify Patient Blood Management strategies with global application. 5. Explain the rationale for quality, safety and financial metrics for successful Patient Blood Management programs. 6. Examine the elements of patient centered decision-making as it relates to Patient Blood Management.

SABM PBM Certificate Course with Exam

This immersion course provides participants with the knowledge and tools needed for those working in the field of PBM. This course was created by recognized clinical experts in the field of PBM. Whether you are a physician, nurse, perfusionist, advocate, or administrator, this course offers administrative guidance, PBM program principles, clinical concepts and best practice applications. Course highlights include:

  • Physiology of Anemia and Oxygen Delivery
  • Pre-op Evaluation and Preparation of the Surgical Patient
  • Peri-operative PBM
  • PBM in the Trauma Patient
  • Profound Anemia when Blood is not an Option
  • Law, Ethics and Patient Rights

Program details are available on the schedule-at-a-glance.

Exhibits and Sponsors

The SABM Annual Meeting is an ideal opportunity for the PBM industry to market its products and services to SABM’s multidisciplinary members. Learn more about sponsor and exhibitor opportunities here.

Hospital Sponsors

The Society for Advancement of Blood Management is sincerely appreciative of the 2018 Annual Meeting Hospital Sponsors. Their generous support, along with our other sponsors and exhibitors, contribute greatly to the success of the Annual Meeting.

NYU Langone Health Logo
Penn Medicine Logo

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center