A Team-based Approach for Effective VTE Treatment

This provider/patient presentation reviews the continuum of venous thromboembolism (VTE) care and importance of shared decision making and guideline-based care to maximize benefit and reduce risk.

VTE
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credit Hours: 1.0 CE contact hours. 0.75 pharmacology

Course Overview

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Anticoagulation Therapy and a Team Effort for VTE Care

This provider/patient presentation reviews the continuum of venous thromboembolism (VTE) care and importance of shared decision making and guideline-based care to maximize benefit and reduce risk.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and share best practices that can be applied in various settings to increase appropriate prescribing and management of anticoagulation therapy.
  • Understand strategies to encourage effective follow-up by patients and their families/caregivers.
  • Increase health care provider and patient understanding of the risks and benefits of anticoagulation therapy for patients who have experienced at least one VTE occurrence.
  • Demonstrate a team effort in the application of best practices across the continuum of care.

Co-hosted by the American College of Emergency Physicians and supported by an independent educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer.

Faculty

  • James Williams, MD
  • G. Clinton Shedd, DNP, FNP-BC, RN
  • Randy Fenninger, National Blood Clot Alliance