If you are part of a multidisciplinary team treating patients with bleeding and clotting disorders, the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America (THSNA) is a “must attend” event. This comprehensive scientific meeting includes three full days focused on the most current issues in hemostasis and thrombosis. THSNA is a special collaboration among nine hemostasis and thrombosis nonprofit organizations, including the National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), that share a commitment to improving the quality of patient care. The summit will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, May 3-5, 2012.
Topics to be covered in the general sessions and in three educational tracks will include:
“Common Bleeding & Thrombotic Disorders”
“What’s New in the ACCP Guidelines”
“The Aging Patient with Hemophilia”
“TTP – New Insights, New Therapies”
“Advances in Laboratory Testing”
“Rare” Bleeding Disorders: Fine Points of Diagnosis and Management”
“The Future of Anticoagulation”
“The View from the Lab”
“Nursing Round Tables”
“Inpatient Transition of New Anticoagulants”
“Diagnosis and Management of Inhibitors: 5 Papers that Should Change Your Practice”
“Treating the Female Patient”
“Pregnancy and Thrombophilia: Thrombosis & Other Adverse Events”
“Difficult Cases Panel”
“VTE Treatment in Children”
A clinical pre-conference, poster sessions, oral abstract presentations of original research and meet the experts programs provide even more options. Continuing education credits will be available for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and laboratory professionals.
Leadership Sponsors include the American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network, the Anticoagulation Forum, the Hemostasis & Thrombosis Research Society and the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association.
Collaborating Sponsors include NHF, the Association of Hemophilia Clinic Directors of Canada, the Foundation for Women & Girls with Blood Disorders, the National Blood Clot Alliance and the Thrombosis Interest Group of Canada.
THSNA Supporters include the American Heart Association’s Council on PVD, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ClotConnect, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, the Platelet Disorder Support Association and the Venous Disease Coalition Steering Committee.
Register or learn more about the THSNA summit on the THSNA Web site.