Blood & Beyond

Annual October Blood Management Workshop

Wednesday October 7, 2020

This Program provides an overview on blood management for residents, fellows, medical students, laboratory technicians, nurses, and health care professionals who have an interest in perioperative blood management and coagulation.

The objective is to cover an intensive curriculum within a short period of time. The program will give the clinician an appreciation of the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach as well as provide updates on key areas of blood management.

We are excited to welcome Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Katerina Pavenski
  • Dr Chris Gallivan

As well as our other invited speakers:

  • Dr. Amanda Porter
  • Dr. Ben Capps
  • Dr David Watton
  • Dr. Calvino Cheng
  • Dr. Mahboubeh (Mandy) Rahmani
  • Dr. Jon Bailey

Topics include:

  • Ethics: Autonomy and Resource Allocation Considerations
  • Fluid Resuscitation
  • Transfusion 101
  • Anemia
  • Management of Intra Operative Hemorrhage

Due to COVID-19, this year’s Blood Management Workshop is being held completely online. We will be delivering the meeting through a webhosting platform. Instructions will be emailed to you after registering, therefore it is important to ensure your email address is accurate and legible.

If you haven't used Zoom before, please check out the requirements beforehand

Residents: This is a required educational session set up for each department. Attendance will be taken in both am morning and afternoon sessions.

Please review the workshop brochure.

For further information and registration about the workshop, please contact: vicki.christan@nshealth.ca