Annual Meeting Accreditation Information

SABM 2022 Annual Meeting General Information:

  • 1. Title of Activity: Patient Blood Management and Blood Health: The Big Win!
  • 2. Date and Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV, September 14 – 17, 2022
  • 3. Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management
  • Target Audience

    This activity is intended for patient blood management professionals practicing the application of evidence-based medical and surgical concepts designed to maintain hemoglobin concentration, optimize hemostasis, and minimize blood loss in an effort to improve patient outcomes.

    Educational Objectives

    After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

    • Utilize strategies to minimize all modalities of blood loss and enhance blood production.
    • Employ strategies to optimize coagulation to mitigate the risk of excessive blood loss or development of thrombosis.
    • Relate the latest research-based recommendations for the detection, evaluation, and treatment of anemia in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients.
    • Explain the rationale for quality, safety, and financial metrics for successful patient blood management programs.
    • Evaluate the elements of patient centered decision-making as it relates to patient blood management.
    • Communicate with the treatment team regarding treatment of anemia, optimization of hemostasis/coagulation, use of interdisciplinary blood conservation modalities, and patient-centered care.


      Anil Panigrahi, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine

      Anne Burkey, RN, MSN, CPHQ, St. Luke's Health System Idaho

      Aryeh Shander, MD, Englewood Health

      Axel Hofmann, Dr. rer. medic., University of Western Australia

      Barbara Martin, RN, MBA, CPPS, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

      Carey Mancuso, MSN, FNP-BC, Allegheny Health Network

      Carolyn Burns, MD, Independent Patient Blood Management Physician

      Cassandra Upchurch, MSN, RN, Anita Clinical Consulting

      David Faraoni, MD, Texas Children's Hospital

      Dianna Gomez, MD, Advent Health

      Elora Thorpe, RN, Accumen

      Elvira Bisbe, MD, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona

      Eric Tesoriero, DO, St. Luke's University Health Network

      Erin Suydam, MD, FACS, Allegheny Health Network

      Gee Mei Tan, MD, Children's Hospital of Colorado

      Jen Andrews, MD, MSC, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

      Jenny M. Slayton, DNP, RN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

      Jonathan Jahr, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

      Justyna Bartoszko, MD, Toronto General Hospital

      Katy Loos, MSN, CRNP, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

      Kaycie Atchison, MCR, MLS, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

      Kirk Krokosky RN, BS, AEMT, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

      Konstantina Triantafyllopoulou, MD, European Inter-Balkan Medical Center

      Laura Downey, MD, Emory University

      Linda Shore-Lesserson, MD, North Shore University Hospital

      Lisa Eisler, MD, Columbia University Medical Center

      Marc Samama, MD, University of Paris

      Mary Ann Somoski, RN, Geisinger Health System

      Margit Kaufman, MD, Englewood Health

      Matthew Warner, MD, Mayo Clinic

      Melissa Cushing, MD, Weil-Cornell Medicine

      Micah Prochaska, MD, University of Chicago

      Mindy Jackson, RN, Nuvance Health

      Nathaniel Oroso, MD, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital

      Nadia Hensley, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

      Nicole DeVita, RN, Accumen

      NurJehan Quraishy, MD, Cleveland Clinic

      Pierre Tibi, MD, Yavapai Regional Medical Center

      Prakash Patel, MD, Yale University

      Prof. S. Gunaydin, MD, PhD, University of Health Sciences Turkey

      R Rao Baikady, MD, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation

      Rebecca Rock, RN, Alberta Health Services

      Rita Schwab, RN, Allied Health

      Sarah Walbolt, RN, BSN, ProMedica

      Sheldon Goldstein, MD, Montefiore Medical Center

      Sherri Ozawa, BSN, Accumen

      Sigismond Lasocki, MD, CHU Aangers

      Stacey Valentine, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical Center

      Steve Frank, MD, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 

      Susan Goobie, MD, Boston Children's Hospital Harvard Medical School

      Thorsten Haas, MD, Munich Municipal Hospital Group

      Tiffany Hall, RN, Accumen 

      Yessica Salazar, DNP, NP-C, Veterans Affairs Miami Hospital


    Program Agenda

      Please refer to the complete schedule at the top menu.

      Joint Accreditation Statement

      In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

      Physician Continuing Medical Education

      The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

      Continuing Nursing Education

      The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 24.5 contact hours.

      Continuing Physician Assistant Education

      Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 24.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

      ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

      Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has applied for approval as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.

      Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

      Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control educational content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

      Americans with Disabilities Act

      Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Melissa Thomas prior to the live event at(856) 423-7222.