Pre-Summit Workshop Day

THSNA Pre-Summit Workshops will be hosted on Wednesday, April 22nd at the Sheraton Grand Chicago unless otherwise noted. Enrollment for these workshops is open to all THSNA registered attendees unless otherwise noted.

Enrollment for these workshops is open to all THSNA registered attendees unless otherwise noted. Additional details for these workshops will be posted here as they become available.


HTRS Pre-THSNA 2020 Trainee Workshop & HTRS Research Colloquium

Hyatt Regency Chicago (off-site), Time: Tue., April 21 (5:00 PM – 9:00 PM) and Wed., April 22 (7:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

HTRS Pre-THSNA 2020 Trainee Workshop
Tuesday, April 21 – Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Event is restricted to pre-registered trainees only

HTRS Research Colloquium
Tuesday, April 21 – Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Hyatt Regency Chicago

Nursing Pre-Summit Workshop: Impact Of Advances In Hemostasis And Thrombosis On The Role Of The Nurse In The Coordination Of Care

Chicago Ballroom 6, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This session will use case-based presentations of clinical challenges that impacted/expanded the role of the nurse.  These fast-paced 20-30-minute sessions will include adult and pediatric cases as well as topics in thrombosis and hemostasis.  Cases will be presented by Chris Guelcher, Jim Munn, Kim Shaffer, Laurel McKernan, Terri Schnur and Lynn Oertel.

Platelet Disorder Support Association (PDSA) Workshop: ITP Treatment Guidelines Update

Missouri, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

It’s been ten years since the American Society of Hematology (ASH) guidelines and the International Consensus Report (ICR) Guidelines on the management of ITP were updated. Both sets of guidelines have now been revised and are based on expert opinion and center around best practice and published evidence emphasizing the outcomes of graded data, benefits and risks, and feasibility of implementation. Join PDSA Medical Advisor Michael Tarantino, MD for his presentation on how the guidelines differ, how treatment recommendations have changed, and how HRQoL plays a role in treatment preference.

NBCA Workshop: Patient Engagement in Thrombosis Research and Treatment. Why and How?

Bucktown, Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Engaging patients, families, and caregivers is an important and evolving area in VTE and PE research, prevention, and medical management. This session will explore why patient engagement is important throughout the healthcare continuum from bench to bedside and how learnings from patient engagement in research can be translated to clinical practice that results in the best outcomes for patients - a goal shared by every traveler on this journey.

Hemophilia Alliance Workshop (Invitation Only)

Lakeview, Time: TBD

More details will be posted here soon.

NASCOLA/ISLH Workshop: Interesting Cases In Thrombosis And Hemostasis

Chicago Ballroom 7, Time: 3:00-5:00PM

Target Audience Description: Laboratorians, physicians, nurses, pharmacists. More session details will be posted here soon.

ATHN Research Workshop: Conducting Research with ATHN
Room TBD, Time: TBD

Target Audience Description: Physicians, Researchers, Pharma, Biotech, Hemophilia Treatment Center healthcare providers

Women and Girls with Bleeding Disorders Learning Action Network (WGBD LAN) Collaborative Research Meeting (Invitation Only)

Mississippi, Time: 3pm-5pm

This meeting will be a meeting of WGBD LAN members attending THSNA who are participating in or have interest in collaborating on one or more WGBD LAN research projects. This meeting will be facilitated by FWGBD staff and WGBD LAN Chair: Kristina Haley, DO, WGBD LAN Research Subcommittee Chairs: Julie Jaffray, MD and Janice Staber, MD. Target Audience Description: Hematologists and nurses who are attending THSNA and are currently members of the WGBD LAN. (Must be a current member to attend.) For more information contact: