Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter
San Antonio, Texas
February 15–17, 2018


Presented by:

  • Mayo Clinic Department of Anesthesiology
  • Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  • Mayo Medical Laboratories 



This two-and-a-half-day multidisciplinary conference will explore current state-of-the-art techniques to manage hemorrhage and hemostatic challenges. There will be an in-depth explanation of the controversies of patient blood management, including an international perspective. This year, we are also offering a unique tour of two facilities: the United States Army Human Physiology Laboratory and the Center for the Intrepid.


Intended Audience

This educational activity is designed for medical specialists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, pathologists, perfusionists, hospitalists, hematologists, pediatricians, transfusion medicine specialists, residents, nurses, laboratory quality managers/directors, and patient blood-management directors and coordinators.


Conference Objectives

Upon completion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the most recent evidence-based use of transfusion therapies to optimally care for patients.
  • Describe how big data and quality practices may be implemented.
  • Apply the concept of comprehensive blood management to support the needs of the patient, blood inventory, and the institution.
  • Discuss the controversies and international perspectives in patient blood management.

Attendance at this Mayo conference does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures that may be discussed or taught in the courses.


Contact the Education Department at 800-533-1710 or 507-284-0286 or email



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AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program. This program has been approved for 13.5 P.A.C.E. contact hours. Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.

State of California/State of Florida

Mayo Medical Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science for State of California and State of Florida credit. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General–Hematology credit. The level of instruction for this program is intermediate. This program has been approved for 12 contact hours.

Certificate of Attendance—Other Health Care Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from the sponsor of this activity.


Conference Faculty

Faculty list image for Transfuse 2018 conference

Faculty Disclosure
As a provider accredited by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

National Physician Payment Transparency Program
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science complies with the requirements of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payments Sunshine Act).



Physician - $625.00
Non-Physician - $475.00

The registration fee includes tuition, access to a comprehensive course syllabus on a secure app, daily breakfasts, lunches, break refreshments, and a reception.

Early registration is strongly advised. Please do not finalize hotel or travel arrangements until you receive confirmation of your registration.

Registration deadline – February 1, 2018


Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation in this conference on or before January 14, 2018, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded. The Mayo Medical Laboratories Education Department must receive written notification of your cancellation. No refunds will be made after January 14, 2018.

Mayo Medical Laboratories reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Medical Laboratories must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Medical Laboratories will refund the registration fee but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.


Travel and Lodging

Lodging and travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
A block of rooms with special conference rates has been secured at:

Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205-3901
$249 single/double
Reserve online 

To receive the special conference rate, you must book your reservation online or by calling the hotel no later than January 25, 2018. If making reservation by phone, please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Medical Laboratories TransFuse conference. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


Call For Abstracts

Abstract opportunities are available. Applications must be received by Monday, November 27, 2017.

Abstract submissions turned in after this date will be reviewed if space is available. 

Please contact one of the following people for more information:

Janice Bergquist
(507) 266-0430

Melissa Peterson
(507) 284-9130



Exhibiting opportunities are available. Please contact one of the following people for more information:

Janice Bergquist
(507) 266-0430

Melissa Peterson
(507) 284-9130


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