Patient blood management in perioperative settings

Patient blood management in perioperative settings

Health Staff Ed
Updated Apr 20, 2021

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.

Target Audience

Nurses and midwives

Business Outcomes

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.