Transfuse 2020

Mayo Clinic is committed to taking care of our patients, learners and staff. To prepare for a potential broadening of the COVID-19 outbreak and to help protect our communities, Mayo Clinic Laboratories is cancelling live conferences through the end of 2020.

Registrants will be contacted by email with conference-specific information.

May 12-13, 2020

Double Tree by Hilton
Rochester, MN 55904

Presented by: Mayo Clinic Laboratories in joint collaboration with the American Association of Blood Banks.

This multidisciplinary conference explores the evolution of Patient Blood Management (PBM) to recognize clinical situations where transfusion or factor concentrates are associated with optimizing patient outcomes as well as identification and effective treatment of anemia. There will be an in-depth explanation of the controversies in PBM and how data analytics and diagnostic management teams improve and streamline PBM programs through individualized patient care.

Upon completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the concept of individualized blood management to support the needs of the patient, blood inventory, and institution.
  • Discuss the chronic challenges in Patient Blood Management.
  • Explain the most recent evidence-based use of transfusion and cell therapies to optimally care for patients.
  • Describe how data, metrics, and analytics are applied to improve quality practice.

Attendance at this Mayo conference does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures that may be discussed or taught in the courses.

Intended Audience

This educational activity is designed for anesthesiologists, patient blood management coordinators/directors, medical specialists, hematologists, hospitalists, laboratory quality managers/directors, medical technologists, nurses, pathologists, perfusionists, residents, surgeons, transfusion medical specialists/safety officers/coordinators, and trauma.