Advanced Haemostasis and Thrombosis Course – September 2024

Blood Academy · December 10, 2023

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

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

This course is ideal for preparing for various exams, including the FRCPath part 2 haematology, RCPA haematology, and IBMS speciality exams.

Course fee: £138 (individual price) or £239 (included in the FRCPath part 2 package) 

Course dates

The course will occur on 31st August and 1st September 2024 between 10am – 4.30pm (BST).

The course schedule will be available by the 1st August 2024. 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. The Zoom links will be emailed to you and available via Session 1 and Session 3 tabs after 21st August 2024.

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 21st August 2024.

Don’t worry. We will upload edited versions of the live sessions for you to view at your convenience. 

Your course certificate will be emailed to you after the course. It is dependent on attendees completing a short feedback survey. 

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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.

Amir Hayat
Amir Hayat
Haematology Trainee
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The course is very interactive and frcpath haematology part 2 exam based. It provides you opportunity to be ready for actual exam viva. It helped me a lot in relieving exam viva anxiety. I would highly recommend it to my colleagues.
Mehmood Hussain Zaidi
Mehmood Hussain Zaidi
Haematology Trainee
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Excellent course.
Nida Anwar
Nida Anwar
Haematology Trainee
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Excellent for exam preparation, exam oriented cases, useful tips and viva preparation.
Faiza Noor
Faiza Noor
Haematology Trainee
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The course was concise and relavent to exam. The model answers were really helpful.
Claire
Claire
Haematology Trainee
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Well considered course. Helpful tips on how to navigate the "tricks and traps" in the coagulation paper. Knowledgeable speakers.
Mohamed Shaisha
Mohamed Shaisha
Haematology Trainee
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Excellent course. Highly recommended.
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