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Patient Blood Management Nurse

A Patient Blood Management Nurse is a member of the multidisciplinary care team whose goals are to preserve and optimize the health of patient blood by practicing Patient Blood Management (PBM). PBM is a patient-centered, systematic, evidence-based approach to the care of blood that focuses on anemia management and prevention of blood-loss and bleeding, with a focus on patient safety and empowerment.
Required education
Work hands-on, directly with patients.
Follow a routine that allows you to anticipate and prepare for every situation.
Take on different tasks, patients, and situations every day.
You’ll work as a member of the multi-disciplinary care team to support care strategies that improve blood health by correcting anemia, optimizing hemoglobin, and minimizing blood loss using blood conservation techniques.
What you’ll do


You’ll be the liaison between patients and their families, and the care team, including providers in all specialties.


You’ll teach patients, their families, and the care team about blood health and all available care strategies that can be used to optimize the patient’s blood health.


You’ll help to assess risks to blood health and advise the medical team of available PBM care strategies.


You’ll develop and maintain institutional policies, guidelines, and education related to PBM care strategies. You’ll support patient education, awareness and empowerment about blood health.


You’ll be involved in coordination of the patient’s care needs pertaining to the management of anemia, blood loss and bleeding.

Where you’ll work
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
How to become a Patient Blood Management Nurse


Pass the NCLEX-RN.


Work as a Registered Nurse, gaining experience in Patient Blood Management.


You’re ready to work as a Patient Blood Management Nurse.

Join an Organization
Become a member of a Patient Blood Management organization to learn from your colleagues, enhance your professional goals, and support better patient care.
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Group of smiling nurses in scrubs holding folders
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