Annual Meeting

SABM Annual Meeting

PBM: A Central Focus for Patient Safety and Quality

Would you like to develop and strengthen your practice of Patient Blood Management (PBM)? Would you like to build and maintain a PBM Program within your facility? The SABM 2019 Annual Meeting is scheduled for September 19-21, 2019 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Due to its popularity, the SABM PBM Certificate Course with Exam will be offered on September 18, 2019.

These two learning and networking activities are packed with what industry professionals need to know. Continuing education credits for the four days of activity are estimated at 28 hours. Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management.

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Annual Meeting Program

Our exciting programs will deliver the latest science, best practices, global perspectives and networking opportunities. The full program will be available in late April. Current highlights include:

  • PBM as the Standard of Care by Aryeh Shander, MD, FCCM, FCCP, FASA and SABM 2019 President's Award Recipient
  • KEYNOTE: Creating a Culture of Safety within Large Healthcare Systems by David Mayer, MD and Executive Director, MedStar Health Institute for Quality and Safety
  • PBM as a Public Health Issue
  • How to Implement a Successful Preoperative Anemia Clinic
  • Hospital Costs and Reimbursement Associated with Preoperative Iron Deficiency Anemia Clinic in Colorectal Surgery
  • SABM Joint Sessions with American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Network for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis (NATA)
  • Breakout Sessions: 1) PBM in Various Clinical Scenarios - Trauma, GI Bleeding and Pregnancy; 2) Bleeding and POC Testing; 3) Pediatrics; 4) When Blood is Not an Option and 5) Perfusion
  • Boot Camp for PBM Program Implementation
  • Research 2019: Top Patient Blood Management Articles of the Year
  • Abstract presentations

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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

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 2019 Annual Meeting Hospital Sponsors. Their generous support, along with our other sponsors and exhibitors, contribute greatly to the success of the Annual Meeting.

Champion Sponsor

Leadership Sponsors