Join Kelly M. Rudd, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CACP for this VTE CE course and review of venous thromboembolism (VTE) blood clot risk factors and best practices to prevent them in medically complex hospitalized patients. Of these best practices, antithrombotic medications for treatment and prevention will be explored. Strategies to improve adherence to medication regimens will be discussed.
PCNA has related VTE patient education tools to assist you in your practice.
Member Cost: $0
Credits: 1.0 CE contact hours, 0.25 CE pharmacology hours
- Review the major risk factors for VTE blood clots.
- Describe best practice clinical strategies to prevent VTE in hospitalized, medically complex patients.
- List the antithrombotic medications approved to prevent and/or treat VTE blood clots.
- Review three strategies for improved adherence to medication through transitions of care.
Kelly M. Rudd, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CACP
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.