This module discusses the application of the three pillars of patient blood management (PBM) to minimise patient exposure to the three key risk factors for adverse postoperative outcomes.
It is based on individualised assessment, identification, and treatment of issues across all phases of the perioperative period.
Nurses and midwives
This course is related to the Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards as part of Standard Seven: Blood management.
It forms part of any continuing professional development package for nursing care for patients at risk.