Managing Patients with VTE

Managing Patients with VTE: A Case-based Approach

This case-based presentation will provide you with best practices to help you manage patients with, or at risk for, venous thromboembolism (VTE).

Credit: 1.00 (.5 Pharmacology)
Cost: Free

Take this Course

  • Melody Heffline MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, ACNP-BC
  • Kelly Rudd PharmD, BCPS, CACP

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Identify prevalence rates of VTE, including rates for morbidity and mortality.
  • Discuss professional guidelines that stress methods for assessing risk in patients with VTE and provide algorithms for patient management.
  • Review clinical trial data for approved therapies for the effective and safe management of patients with, and at risk for the recurrence of VTE.
  • Describe methods for ensuring effective communications with patients and caregivers as a means of improving adherence and self-care in patients with VTE.
This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). PCNA is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education (CE) programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), provider number 030602.