MIMS Education

A Primer on Optimizing Patient Outcomes Using Patient Blood Management

A Primer on Optimizing Patient Outcomes Using Patient Blood Management

Internal MedicineFamily MedicineGeneral PracticeHaematology
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About this course

Patient blood management (PBM) is a patient-centered, systematic, evidence-based approach to improve patient outcomes by managing and preserving the patient’s own blood, while promoting patient safety and empowerment. It is governed by three pillars that can guide a physician in the management of their patient. This e-learning module summarizes the benefits of PBM and its clinical applications.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Define patient blood management
  • Describe how patient blood management can optimize patient outcomes
  • Understand the importance and benefits of patient blood management
  • Gain insight into the principles of patient blood management and how it can be applied to one’s clinical practice

Topics covered

  • Definition of PBM
  • Background and evolution of PBM
  • The 3 pillars of PBM
  • Application and benefits of PBM
  • Future direction of PBM

Keywords: patient blood management, pillars of PBM, optimizing patient outcomes

1 CME Point Available

  • This module is accredited for 1 CME Point for medical practitioners enrolled in The Medical Council of Hong Kong’s Continuing Medical Education Programme for Practising Doctors who are not taking CME for Specialists.
  • This module is accredited for 0.5 CME Point for fellows of the Hong Kong College of Physicians, Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and Hong Kong College of Community Medicine.
  • Please note that this module will not earn CME credit for fellows of colleges not listed here.
  • A certificate can be downloaded upon successful completion of the quiz. Please use the information on the certificate to claim your CME points.

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