Continuing Education Resource Center

Acute Care Diagnostics Workshops

New GEM® Premier™ 5000—The Intelligent Analyzer


We invite you to this informative point-of-care workshop, featuring the recently FDA 510(k)- cleared GEM Premier 5000. Workshop topics will include an overview of Intelligent Quality Management 2, the latest innovation in Quality Assurance from Instrumentation Laboratory, a review of a new study on total hemoglobin measurements and their link to red cell transfusions during cardiac surgery, and the use of thromboelastometry to make informed blood management decisions. Plus, our NEW innovative testing systems will be demonstrated on-site.




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8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Featured Speakers

Gerard J. Myers, RT, CCP Emeritus
Health Care Consultant
Eastern Perfusion International
Dartmouth, NS, Canada

Andrew Wilkey, MD
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Minneapolis, MN
Atlanta – CC | March 3rd

Subramanian Sathishkumar, MBBS, FFARCS
Department of Anesthesiology
Director of Transplant Anesthesia
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Chicago – CC | March 1st

Thorsten Haas, MD
Senior Staff Anaesthesiology
Department of Anaesthesia
Zurich University Children’s Hospital
Zurich, Switzerland
NYC – CC | March 2nd



8:00 AM

9:00 AM

9:15 AM
Introducing the GEM® Premier™ 5000 system

10:00 AM

  • IQM2 Improving Patient Care through Intelligent Quality Management*

11:15 AM
POC Department Focus: CVOR

  • Study Review: Measurement of Total Hemoglobin Reduces Red Cell Transfusions in Hospitalized Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
    Speaker: Gerard J. Myers
  • Patient Blood Management: Overview of Viscoelastic Testing in the CVOR to Make More Informed Decisions

12:30 PM
Lunch and Instrument Demonstrations

2:00 PM
Improved Patient Blood Management with ROTEM® Guided Therapy

*Approved for 2.0 Professional Education Program hours through P.A.C.E.® and AARC / CRCE