SABM Patient Blood Management Awareness Week(R)

November 2-6, 2020

Founded in 2001, SABM is an educational organization comprised of a network of medical practitioners from a wide variety of medical and scientific disciplines who are dedicated to improving health outcomes, increasing safety, and reducing healthcare costs through the advancement of scientific knowledge and practice in Patient Blood Management. SABM advances best practice to thousands of healthcare providers through CME programs and the creation of learning tools and development of evidence based clinical pathways.

From November 2-6, 2020, the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM) will celebrate the 14th Annual SABM Patient Blood Management Awareness Week(R). SABM invites healthcare organizations worldwide to participate in this week dedicated to educating patients and healthcare professionals about patient blood management and transfusion overuse.

Please share and print this PBM Awareness Week poster. When printing, SABM recommends printing as a poster in Adobe. This will print as a 12-page poster that can be taped together. Please note that printing to an 8.5x11 size paper will distort and minimize the poster.

Download the poster as a PDF file by CLICKING HERE

Download the poster as a PNG file by CLICKING HERE

Please share pictures of your activities on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter with the hashtags below:

#PBMAW2020
#SABMPBMAWARENESSWEEK

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Special Webinars being offered on November 3 and 5, 2020

SABM has two great webinars planned for PBM Awareness Week. Both webinars are complimentary. Please share this information. An easy way to share the information is to invite people to visit this page at https://sabm.org/pbm-awareness-week/.

The first webinar will occur on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 12pm EDT.  This webinar will be patient focused.  Complete information is below:

The recording of the webinar will be available soon. Please check back next week.

Title:  What is Patient blood Management: A Patient’s Guide

Description:  This webinar will provide the lay public with the definition of Patient Blood Management (PBM), its foundational pillars and how PBM is valuable to patients and healthcare systems.  It will furnish resources for patients and discuss what they can do to improve their healthcare outcomes.

Learning Objectives:  At the end of this presentation the participant(s) will –

  1. Know the definition of PBM and its foundational pillars
  2. Understand the value PBM brings to them and our healthcare facilities
  3. Identify PBM strategies for both medical and surgical needs
  4. Obtain resources to help with their care

Speakers:
Ann Gordon, PA-C, MLS (ASCP)
UT Southwestern Medical Center 

Sarah Marie Walbolt
ProMedica Flower Hospital

 

The second webinar will occur on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 12pm EDT.  This webinar will be clinically focused.  Complete information is below:

The recording of the webinar will be available soon. Please check back next week.

Title:  The SABM Standards: Practical Points for your PBM Program

Description:  This webinar will introduce the original development and ultimate evolution of the SABM Standards for PBM resulting in the 5th edition published in 2019.   This presentation will highlight the basic concepts of the Standards as they apply to both adult and pediatric patients and how the use of the Standards can drive PBM initiatives as the standard of care.

Learning Objectives:  At the end of this presentation the participant(s) will – 

  1. Identify the basic 13 Standards for a comprehensive PBM program
  2. Understand how these Standards apply to new or mature PBM programs
  3. Utilize the Standards to drive best practice within the healthcare system and in discussion with patients

Speaker:
Kevin Wright
Rhode Island Hospital

Resources You Can Use

SABM has created some great publications and presentations you can use.  Please visit the SABM Publications page by CLICKING HERE.  

Three important resources for PBM Awareness Week are listed below: