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 CE Contact Hour, 0.5 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 accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602.