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Patient Blood Management Accreditation and Disclosures
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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define Patient Blood Management
  • Outline current evidence‐based indications for transfusions
  • Identify current risks associated with allogeneic transfusions and the effect on patient outcomes
  • Identify how the components of PBM contribute to improving patient safety
  • List five steps for establishing a Patient Blood Management Program in a hospital setting

Credit Available

Patient Blood Management through the Lens of Patient Safety has been accredited to offer the following Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education contact hours.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Doctors Company and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF). The Doctors Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Doctors Company designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of one (1.5) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only those credit(s) commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


For Maintenance of Certification, please see below.



The Institute for Advancement of Human Behavior is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course is co-provided by IAHB and the National Patient Safety Foundation. Maximum of 1.5 contact hours.    

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science          

This course has been approved for 1.5 hours. Provider #420-001-15


National Association for Healthcare Quality          

This program has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality for 1.5 CPHQ continuing education hours.


American Society for Healthcare Risk Management        

This program has been approved for a total of 1.5 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.    

Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety

This program has been approved for 1.5 hours toward Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) recertification. Click here to find out more information about this credential. 


Date of Release:          

September 30, 2015


Maintenance of Certification Credit Available 

American Board of Medical Specialties 

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (“AAMC”) joint initiative (ABMS MOC® Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities, Patient Blood Management through the Lens of Patient Safety has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity by the following ABMS Member Boards: 


MOC Part II CME Activity
Orthopaedic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

This program has been approved for 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Boards’ MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements. 

Requirements for Credit

In order to receive Continuing Medical Education or Continuing Education credits, the learner must:

  • Participate in the educational activity and review all course materials. Module sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit is not available.  
  • Complete the CE/CME Declaration/Self Assessment/Evaluation portal. A post test score of 80% or greater is required for successful completion.
  • Upon successful completion of the online form, CME and CE candidates will be presented with a statement of completion for print.

Faculty Disclosure


The Doctors Company would like to disclose that no one in a position to control or influence the content of this activity has reported relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The planners determined that the reported relationships were not relevant to each individual’s role in this activity.


Victor Ferraris, a member of the expert panel, has disclosed that he serves on an advisory panel for Acelity™. Louis Katz, a reviewer, has disclosed that he has served as Chair of DSMB for clinical trial for Terumo BCT, received support for travel from Cerus Corporation and research support from Abbott Diagnostics Division. Dr. Ferraris and Dr. Katz have both agreed to not discuss any “off-label” uses of products and/or devices and present and review content fairly and without bias.


Your questions are welcome at Response will be made within 72 hours.


Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

Patient Blood Management through the Lens of Patient Safety was made possible thanks to an educational grant from Haemonetics®.

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