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Program

 

Course Chairman: Nigel Key, MB ChB FRCP

Course Objectives:

After completion of this course, attendees will:

1.    Have an understanding of the latest developments in coagulation and bleeding disorder management.

2.    Be able to identify, diagnose and have knowledge on the latest treatment for patients with risk of thrombosis

3.    Have the opportunity to network with leading experts in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis, benefiting from the small training size (250 maximum participants)

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November 1: INTRODUCTION, PLATELETS & PLATELET DISORDERS

Time Event Speaker
INTRODUCTION
13:00 – 13:15 Welcome and introduction to the course Nigel Key
13:15 – 14:00 Current concepts of the coagulation system Ton Lisman (the Netherlands)
14:00 – 14:45 Platelet function Veronica Flood (USA)
14:45 – 15:30 How to approach a patient with bleeding Nigel Key (USA)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break & networking
PLATELETS, PLATELET DISORDERS
16:00 – 16:45 Diagnosis and treatment of inherited platelet disorders Michele Lambert (USA)
16:45 – 17:30 Diagnosis and treatment of acquired platelet disorders Marcel Levi (the Netherlands)
November 2: PLATELETS, PLATELETS DISORDERS AND VENOUS THROMBOSIS
Time Event Speaker
PLATELETS, PLATELET DISORDERS
09:00 – 09:45 Case study: congenital platelet disorder
  Questions and discussion
Michele Lambert (USA)
09:45 – 10:30 Diagnosis and management of immune thrombocytopenias
  Questions and discussion
Tom Ortel (USA)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Networking
11:00 – 11:45 Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  Questions and discussion
Marcel Levi (the Netherlands)
11:45 – 12:30 Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  Questions and discussion
Tom Ortel (USA)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch & Networking
VENOUS THROMBOSIS
13:30 – 14:15 Venous thrombosis overview: manifestations, diagnosis and therapy
  Questions and discussion
Deborah Siegal (Canada)
14:15 – 15:00 Case study: patient with venous thrombosis
Stephan Moll (USA)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break & Networking
15:30 – 16:15 Lupus Anticoagulant Anti-phospholipid syndrome
  Questions and discussion
David Garcia (USA)
16:15-17:00 Interactive session with case presentations from attendees
17:00 – 18:00 Meet the Expert Sessions

November 3: VENOUS THROMBOSIS, BLOOD COAGULATION AND BLEEDING DISORDERS

Time Event Speaker
VENOUS THROMBOSIS
09:00 – 09:45 Anticoagulant therapy in patients with VT
  Questions and discussion
James Douketis (Canada)
09:45 – 10:30 Perioperative management in patients with risk for thrombosis
  Questions and discussion
Deborah Siegal (Canada)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Networking
11:00 – 11:45 Direct oral antithrombotic drugs
  Questions and discussion
David Garcia (USA)
11:45 – 12:30 How to approach a patient with venous thrombosis
  Questions and discussion
Stephan Moll (USA)
BLOOD COAGULATION AND BLEEDING DISORDERS
13:30 – 14:15 Challenges in the diagnosis and management of hemophilia
  Questions and discussion
Nigel Key (USA)
14:15 – 15:00 Case study: patient with bleeding history Moderator: Nigel Key (USA)
15:30 – 16:15 Diagnosis and management of von Willebrand disease
  Questions and discussion
Veronica Flood (USA)
16:15 – 17:00 Hemostasis in patients with impaired liver function
  Questions and discussion
Ton Lisman (the Netherlands)
17:00 – 18:00 Meet the Expert session

November 4: BLOOD COAGULATION AND BLEEDING DISORDERS

Time Event Speaker
09:00 – 09:45 Control of coagulation
  Questions and discussion
James Douketis (Canada)
09:45 – 10:30 Acquired Inhibitors of Coagulation
  Questions and discussion
Christine Kempton (USA)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Networking
11:00 – 11:45 Interactive session with case presentations from attendees
11:45 – 12:00 Course evaluation and farewell


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