SABM Online PBM Certificate Course

Course Description

The Patient Blood Management Certificate Course (PBM-CC) 3rd Edition is now available online!  This Course has been refreshed and expanded to include the fundamentals of PBM along with updated concepts, literature and, as always, aligned with the SABM Standards.     

The PBM-CC is ideal for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals looking to grow their foundational knowledge and skills in PBM. Offering fundamentals in PBM to advanced concepts by clinical specialty, the updated PBM CC-3rd Ed also introduces the concept of ‘Blood Health’ and establishes new foundations focused on patient centered care.

The PBM-CC was created by recognized clinical experts in the field of PBM. The immersive and comprehensive learning experience offers administrative guidance, PBM program principles, clinical concepts, and best practice applications that align with the SABM Administrative and Clinical Standards.

Whether a physician, nurse, perfusionist, laboratory professional, physician assistant, advocate, or administrator, this course provides participants with the knowledge and tools needed to support PBM initiatives and programming within their healthcare institutions. 

Fee Information:  $350 USD 

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Course highlights include:

  • Introduction to Modern Day Patient Blood Management
  • Program Structure and Implementation Science
  • Anemia Management in the Preoperative Surgical and Hospitalized Patient Populations
  • Data Collection for Review and Evaluation of the Patient Blood Management Program
  • The Clotting Cascade–Effects of Anticoagulants
  • Role of the Pathologist in Promoting and Leading the Application of PBM Principles
  • OB, Surgical, Anesthesia, and Emergency Medicine Concepts in PBM
  • PBM in the Pediatric Patient

Course Details

Course Title: SABM Online Patient Blood Management (PBM) Certificate Course with Exam, 3rd Edition
Course Director: Tiffany Hall, RN and Seth Perelman, MD
Course Fee: $350 USD
Release Date:
 January 2024
Media: Internet

The estimated time to complete this activity is 9.0 hours. Deadline for course completion: 9 months after initial access.


  • Tiffany Hall, RN - Director, cPBM Clinical Technology, Accumen


    Sherri Ozawa, RN - Director, Clinical Operations & Delivery Comprehensive PBM, Accumen
  • Mindy Jackson, RN - Clinical Coordinator PBM & Bloodless Medicine, Nuvance Health, NYC
  • Becky Rock, RN - Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Carolyn Burns, MD - CMO Collaborative Consulting LLC, Louisville, KY
  • Janusz Godyn, MD - Chief of Pathology & Laboratory Services at Jefferson Health East, NJ
  • Sarah Walbolt, RN - Patient Blood Management Implementation Specialist, Defiance, OH
  • Seth Perelman, MD - Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care and Pain Medicine at NYU Langone Health, NYC
  • Nicole DeVita, RN - Client Delivery Lead in Comprehensive Patient Blood Management, Accumen
  • Eric Tesorieo, MD - Critical Care Anesthesiologist, Medical Director of Monroe Campus ICU, Medical Director of PBM program St Luke's University Health Network in the Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, PA
  • Prakash Patel, MD, FASE – Cardiac Anesthesiologist at Jefferson Abington Hospital, Abington, PA
  • Christopher Champion, MD - Quality Medical Director at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Stacey Valentine, MD, MPH – Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Boston, MA

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, registered nurses, physician assistants, perfusionists, pharmacists,  laboratory professionals, allied health professionals, healthcare administrators and patient advocates to expand knowledge and skills in the field of Patient Blood Management.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe modern-day Patient Blood Management and the concept shift to blood health.

  • Explain the contribution of Patient Blood Management to improved patient safety and quality.
  • Distinguish barriers to PBM implementation and strategies to overcome them.
  • Understand the use of data to evaluate the success of the patient blood management program.
  • Relate the latest evidence-based recommendation for the detection, evaluation, and treatment of anemia in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients.
  • 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 the development of thrombosis.
  • Discuss PBM strategies and concepts in surgery, anesthesia, emergency medicine, OB, and pediatrics.

Computer System Requirements

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


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.