SABM Online PBM Certificate Course

SABM PBM Online Certificate Course
offered with live sessions each week with Industry Leaders

Register before October 12 to be a part of this special opportunity

As part of the SABM PBM Awareness Week that occurs November 2-6, 2020 we are offering a special opportunity where PBM Online Certificate Course attendees will proceed through the 15 module course over a four week period and each week will end with a live Q&A session with the industry leaders and the select faculty from the PBM Certificate Course.

The special cohort of students will start on October 12 and will complete a set number of modules each week.  The schedule is below.

If you have questions please email or call 928-551-6400.

Oct 12-16, 2020

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Patient Blood Management
  • Lesson 2: Administrative Applications
  • Lesson 3: Physiology of Anemia and Oxygen Delivery
  • Lesson 4: Pre-op Evaluation and Preparation of the Surgical Patient
  • Live virtual meeting with instructors on Thursday, Oct 15, 2020 at 7pm ET (tentative date and time)

Oct 19-23, 2020

  • Lesson 5: Perioperative Patient Blood Management
  • Lesson 6: The Clotting Cascade-Effects of Anticoagulants
  • Lesson 7: Complications of Blood Transfusion
  • Lesson 8: Data Collection for Evaluation of Transfusion Practice
  • Live virtual meeting with instructors on Thursday, Oct 22, 2020 at 7pm ET (tentative date and time)

Oct 26-30, 2020

  • Lesson 9: Surgical Concepts of Patient Blood Management
  • Lesson 10: Anesthesia Concepts in PBM
  • Lesson 11: Patient Blood Management in Obstetrics
  • Lesson 12: PBM in the Pediatric Patient
  • Live virtual meeting with instructors on Thursday, Oct 29, 2020 at 7pm ET (tentative date and time)

Nov 2-6, 2020

  • Lesson 13: Profound Anemia: When Blood is not an Option
  • Lesson 14: Patient Blood Management in the Trauma Patient
  • Lesson 15: Blood Products & Coagulation in the Bleeding Patient
  • Live virtual meeting with instructors on Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 at 7pm ET (tentative date and time)

Course Description

Physicians, nurses and other healthcare personnel looking to grow their knowledge and skills in Patient Blood Management—from ethics to advanced techniques—should consider enrolling in the new online course.

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

Enroll today or download the flyer to share with your colleagues.

Course highlights include:

  • Physiology of Anemia and Oxygen Delivery
  • Pre-op Evaluation and Preparation of the Surgical Patient
  • The Clotting Cascade–Effects of Anticoagulants
  • Surgical and Anesthesia Concepts
  • PBM in the Trauma Patient
  • PBM in the Pediatric Patient
  • Profound Anemia When Blood is Not an Option
  • Law, Ethics and Patient Rights

Course Details

Course Title: SABM Online Patient Blood Management (PBM) Certificate Course with Exam
Course Director: Sheldon Goldstein, MD
Release Date: February 22, 2019
Expiration Date: February 22, 2021
Credits Available: 8.0
Media: Internet

CME/CE Information

SABM Online PBM Certificate Course

Jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Society for the Advancement of Blood Management.
Released: February 22, 2019
Available for credit until: February 22, 2020

The estimated time to complete this activity is 8.0 hours.

Contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at


  • Sheldon Goldstein, MD – Course Director
  • Tiffany Hall, RN – Course Coordinator
  • NurJehan Quraishy, MD – Course Coordinator
  • Carolyn Burns, MD
  • Arnold J. Friedman, MD
  • Trudi Gallagher, RN
  • Susan Goobie, MD, FRCPC
  • Rita King, RN, MSN
  • James McGinty, MD
  • Heather Mingo, NP, PhD (c)
  • Alyshia Ogdie, ACNP, MS, NP
  • Sherri Ozawa, RN
  • Rebecca (Becky) Rock, RN
  • Kellie Simmons-Massey, DNP, MSN, AP-C
  • Cassandra UpChurch, BSN, RN

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Physicians, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, and Laboratory Technicians. delivering care to adolescents and adults in the area of Patient Blood Management.

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 recommendation for the detection, evaluation and treatment of anemia in hospitalized and non-hospitalize patients.
  • Explain the rationale for quality, safety and financial metrics for successful patient blood management programs.
  • Examine the elements of patient centered decision-making as it relates to patient blood management.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 8.0 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 8.0 contact hours.

P.A.C.E.® Continuing Education

P.A.C.E.® Accreditation Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. This program is approved for up to 8.0 ASCLS P.A.C.E.® contact hours.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.


The faculty members have nothing to disclose.

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. SABM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Fee Information

$350 USD non-member
$300 USD member

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

During the period February 22, 2019 through February 22, 2021 participants must 1) read the learning objectives and disclosures; 2) study the educational activity; and 3) complete the course test and the evaluation form. To answer the test questions, click on your selected choice for each answer then proceed to the next question. Once the course has been completed, make sure that all of your test questions have been submitted. Your test will automatically be graded. If you successfully complete the test (score of 75% or higher), your certificate will be made available electronically along with instructions on how to take your evaluation and obtain credit. Once you have received your certificate, please print it for your records. If you receive a score of 74% or less, you will receive a message notifying you that you did not pass the test. You may retake the test until successful.

Computer System Requirements

Talent LMS recommends Google Chrome, but other modern web browsers (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari) may be used.

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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