Advanced Haemostasis and Thrombosis Course – March 2023

admin · December 7, 2022

Welcome to this live online course, an opportunity to challenge yourself on various issues in haemostasis and thrombosis. We will cover a range of common and not so common topics and reflect on some of their laboratory and clinical facets.

Early registration is strongly recommended as only a limited number of places are available.

Our tutors bring with them a wealth of experience as practising haematologists and Royal College of Pathologists examiners.

This course is ideal if you are preparing for a range of exams including the FRCPath part 2 haematology, RCPA haematology and IBMS speciality exams.

Course fee: included in the FRCPath part 2 package

Course dates

The course will take place on 17th and 18th March 2022 between 10am – 4.30pm (BST).

Look out for the course schedule in a few weeks. Please note the schedule is subject to change.

Course details

This is a case-based course, with each half-day covering a specific topic. 

To get the most out of the course, it is recommended you review these cases before attending the live sessions. 

The course tutors will review each case, highlighting the important learning points. It is expected the delegate will assess their own answers.

The live sessions will be broadcast over the Zoom webinar platform. On the days of the course, please go to the Session 1 and Session 3 tabs to locate the Zoom links.  

Please ensure you have the Zoom platform accessible on your device.

The day 2-afternoon session has been designed to give an opportunity for delegates to focus their viva skills, specifically for the haematology fellowship exams of the UK Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath). 

We have the opportunity for three delegates to register to partake in a live viva with our course tutors. The vivas will be broadcast live to other delegates and presents a unique opportunity to get individualised feedback.

To register, please email ajm@blood-academy.com with your request. Places will be allocated on a first-come basis.

Download and print the course notebooks to write your answers and learning points.

These can be found in the Session 1 and Session 3 tabs.

Please note that the notebooks will be available in time for the course on 1st March 2023.

Don’t worry, we have uploaded edited versions of the live sessions for you to view at your convenience, along with the slide presentations. They can be found below with the individual session tabs. 

Your course certificate will be available for download after the course. If you have difficulty downloading your certificate, please email admin@blood-academy.com for further assistance.

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About our speakers

Dr Deepak Chandra MBBS, MD, MRCP, FRCPath

Dr Deepak Chandra is a Consultant Haematologist at University Hospitals of North Midlands and Director of Staffordshire Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Centre. His specialist interests include haemostasis, thrombosis and immuno-haematology. He has contributed to NICE guidelines and has been an examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists for over 8 years.

Dr Jayashree Motwani, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPath

Jayashree is a Consultant Paediatric Haematologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital since 2009. She is the Lead Consultant for Haemostasis and thrombosis and Centre Director for the Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Centre and Centre of excellence for ITP. She also contributes to the Leukaemia Service provision at the Children’s Hospital. Jayashree is responsible for providing care to children with bleeding disorders including Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and thrombotic problems. She is involved in several research projects and trials in this field including newer long acting recombinant factor products, TPO mimetics and newer novel anticoagulants. She is has been an examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists for over 5 years.

Dr Will Lester MBChB(hons), BSc, FRCP, FRCPath, PhD

Dr Will Lester is a Consultant Haematologist at University Hospitals Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth and Birmingham Women’s Hospital and is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham. He has received two thrombus innovation awards and has published papers, guidelines and book chapters in the field of thrombosis, haemostasis and immuno-haematology. He is co-chair of the UKHCDO Laboratory working party, secretary of the NEQAS blood coagulation steering group and vice chair of the BSH Haemostasis and Thrombosis guidelines taskforce and a member of the UKHCDO VWD working party. His PhD theses was on the molecular biology of type 1 VWD He has been local principal investigator for a number of trials including phase 1 studies, has been an invited speaker for numerous professional organisations nationally and internationally and has contributed to the work of various national bodies including NHSE and NICE. He has been a Royal College of Pathologists examiner for over 10 years.

Feedback from our course in September 2022

Taimoor Hussain
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Excellent design of the course
Nitha R
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Really good tailoring of answers from the tutors for exams and broad range of key exam topics covered. Good opportunity to practice viva questions. Really appreciated the tutors refocusing the answers every time we strayed from the exam questions. Also very helpful to know the exam pattern and what is expected and common pitfalls. Really helpful to have the workbook pre course as that helped scribble answers for easy future revision. Well organised and thanks again. of the course
Pallav Rakesh
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Excellent course. Will strongly recommend.
Muhamad Hitham
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Excellent course in general. Helps to decrease exam stress through exposing us to exam type questions.
Annoymous
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I booked the course for my learning for my clinical practice, I am preparing to take the FRCPath exam currently. It was good anyway to give me an idea of what the exam could be like. The strong emphasis on the exam was obviously not relevant to me and I refrained from asking questions from that perspective. It was well organised and the facilitators were all extremely knowledgeable and engaging.
Annoymous
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Excellent course!! I'm an international student not practising in UK- the insights given in the course are excellent, succinct, crisp and to the point. Thank you very much for organizing it. The speakers are excellent!!
Annoymous
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Very useful for the exam preparation. All tutors and moderator were excellent. Highly recommended as a pre exam course.
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