CTEC Conference: Patient Blood Management - Perioperative and Beyond


This CTEC Conference will focus on Patient Blood Management relating to a variety of clinical situations.

Suitable for: Consultants, Trainees, Registrars, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs and GP Proceduralists. Nurses, Paramedics, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students also welcome (limited places)


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This interactive conference will cover a wide range of presentations aimed at doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who wish to know more about PBM. 


Keynote Speaker

Adjunct Professor Dr Axel Hofmann
Chair, The International Foundation for Patient Blood Management, Switzerland

Adjunct Professor Hofmann will speak to: PBM: An International Update

Dr Hofmann holds a Doctor of Medical Science and a Masters degree in Economics.  His main activities are related to PBM research and the implementation of PBM programs in the public health sector and large hospital systems. With his background in health economics and outcomes research, he has specialised in the field of Patient Blood Management.  He has several academic affiliations in Europe and Australia, including as Adjunct Professor at both the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at The University of Western Australia and the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University


Conference Convenors

Professor Jeffrey Hamdorf AM, Director, CTEC, and Professor of Surgical Education, UWA

Dr Ruth Blackham, Senior Lecturer, CTEC, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, UWA



Dr Wayne Dyer
Professor Wendy Erber
Mr Shannon Farmer 
Dr Pradeep Jayasuriya
Professor Michael Leahy
Professor Toby Richards
Dr Simon Towler
Mr Kevin Trentino

Conference Content

Conference presentations will be delivered by highly regarded specialists across different specialty areas:

  • Implementation and Impact of PBM in WA
  • An Overview: Iron Deficiency and PBM Pillars in Surgery
  • Perioperative Haemostasis: How to Stop the Bleeding
  • Patient Blood Management - Outcomes Data, Hospital Costs and Activity Based Funding
  • Tired All The Time
  • Beware of the RCT - Focus on the New Standard of Care
  • Novel Resuscitation in Fluid Shock: Experimental Evidence
  • Iron Deficiency and Transfusions in the Primary Care Setting
  • Expert Panel - The Future of Patient Blood Management


Doctors: $295 (inc GST)

Nurses, Allied Health, Paramedics: $245 (inc GST) (limited places)

Medical Students: $185 (inc GST) (limited places)

Conference Schedule

8.00am Registration for 8.25am Start
3.50pm End


Conference content, date and faculty/convenor may be subject to change or cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances.

CTEC Terms & Conditions

Accreditations or CPD Approvals

This educational activity with be submitted to RACGP, RACS and ACRRM for accreditation.


"New for 2019."


The University of Western Australia
Entrance No. 2 Hackett Drive
Perth, Western Australia

For more information contact

Meagan Connor ​(Tues, Wed, Thurs & Fri)
Event Coordinator
T +61 8 6488 8044 
E meagan.connor@uwa.edu.au

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