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Real World Applications of Patient Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery

FREE WEBINAR | DECEMBER 14, 2022 | 7pm - 8pm EST

Join us for a 1-hour interactive session to discuss the clinical application of Patient Blood Management strategies in cardiac surgery. Presentations will be followed by an audience Q&A period with an expert panel.

"How Can I Use POC Testing to Guide My Transfusion Strategy?"

Pierre Tibi, MD

Chief, Cardiovascular Department

Yavapai Regional Medical Center

Past President, Society for the Advancement of Blood Management,

Lead author of the 2021 STS/SCA/AMSECT/SABM Update to the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Patient Blood Management

"What is a Clinical Bleeding Scale and Why Does It Matter?"

Serdar Gunaydin, MD PhD

Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

University of Health Sciences, Ankara City Hospital Campus Ankara, Turkey

"Current Best Practice for Preoperative Anemia Optimization."

Vicki Morton, DPM MSN AGNP-BC

Providence Anesthesiology Associates

Charlotte, USA

Additional Panelist:

Sherri Ozawa, MSN RN

Immediate Past President, Society for the Advancement of Blood Management

Director, Comprehensive Patient Blood Management

Delivery and Operations, Accumen, Inc.

World Health Organization Patient Blood Management Policy Brief Implementation Panel


Alex Gregory, MD FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary

Calgary, Canada

Rawn Salenger, MD

Chief of Cardiac Surgery

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine

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EACTS 2022 Annual Meeting

Milan, Italy

EACTS 2022 Annual Meeting

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EBPOM World Congress

London, UK

EBPOM World Congress

Event description from EBPOM website:

“Live discussions and recorded lectures from world class faculty, including prehabilitation, postoperative critical care, multidisciplinary working, business case development, fitness function or frailty and “the hidden pandemic”.”

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ERAS Society 8th World Congress

Madrid, Spain

ERAS Society 8th World Congress

The ERAS® Cardiac Society will be conducting comprehensive educational sessions at the 8th ERAS World Congress in Madrid, Spain. The sessions will cover major elements of ERAS for cardiac surgery, justifications for recommendations, advanced protocols, and the future direction of perioperative cardiac surgical care."

Session 1:

Moderators: Daniel Engelman, Rakesh C. Arora

1. Why ERAS for Cardiac Surgery?

What outcomes can ERAS Improve?

Speaker: Michael Grant, MD

Implementation 101: Team Building

Speaker: Gina McConnell RN & Cheryl Crisafi RN

Quality Check: What to track?

Speaker: Rawn Salenger, MD

Advanced Course: Partnering with the C Suite

Speaker: Judson Williams MD

2. Prehabilitation and Anemia:

Prehab 101: Prehabilitation - Is it worth delaying surgery?

Speaker: Rakesh Arora MD

Advanced Course: Anemia Optimization – How to Do It

Speaker: Vicki Morton DNP

3. Sternal Closure:

Say goodbye to sternal precautions

Speaker: Rawn Salenger MD

4. Surgical Site Infection Prevention and Management:

Surgical Site Infection 101: The Bundle

Speaker: Dan Engelman MD

Session 2:

Moderators: Kevin Lobdell MD, Mike Grant MD

5. Goal Directed Therapy:

Goal Directed Therapy 101: What is goal directed therapy?

Speaker: Seenu Reddy MD

Advanced Course: GDT algorithms using invasive and noninvasive technology

Speaker: Subhasis Chatterjee MD

6. Acute Kidney Injury:

The Kidney Resuscitation Team

Daniel Engelman MD

7. Multimodal Analgesia:

Multimodal Analgesia 101: What and Why?

Speaker: Alex Gregory, MD

Advanced Course: How?

Speaker: Mike Grant MD

8. ERAS SWOT: Where Does it Hurt?

Brief Presentation and Discussion

Speaker: Kevin Lobdell

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