Modern Management of VTE [CME] (CONG2014-39)
This course includes the following:
Thrombosis Basic Science and Anticoagulants
Gary Raskob, PhD
Prevention and Prophylaxis
Joseph Caprini, MD, MS, FACS, RVT
SVT Beyond CALISTO: Practical Guidelines
Sherry Scovell-Fitch, MD
Treatment Duration: Role of Residual Thrombosis and D-Dimer
Gary Raskob, PhD
Calf Vein DVT
Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD
Pharmacomechanical Treatment of Acute DVT
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FACPh, RVT, RPVI
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The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience: phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.
As a result of this activity the participant should be able to:
- Describe the use of the Caprini score to select thombosis prophylaxis.
- Determine which patients require ongoing prophylaxis following hospital discharge.
- Appropriately modify decision-making and referral patterns when confronted with a patient with proximal DVT.
- Identify the consequences of untreated or undertreated proximal DVT.
- Describe the general categories of new anticoagulants based on their target mechanism of action.
- Describe which new anticoagulants have been approved for the treatment of VTE.
- Summarize the medical and procedural/surgical treatments available to treat SVT.
|NAME||ROLE||COMMERCIAL INTEREST||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|Joseph Caprini, MD, MS, FACS, RVT||Moderator; Speaker|
|Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM||Planner||None||n/a|
|Stephanie M. Dentoni, MD||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Michael M. Di Iorio, MD, RPVI, RPhS||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Phillip A. Hertzman, MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPh||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD||Speaker|
Tactile Medical Technology
|Michelle McEvoy, RN, MSN/Ed||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Stephen H. Moss||Staff||None||n/a|
|Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, FACPh, RPhS||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Gary Raskob, PhD||Speaker|
Johnson and Johnson
|Sherry Scovell-Fitch, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVI||Planner||None||n/a|
|Mary Emily Wilcox Cummings, MD||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FACPh, RVT, RPVI||Speaker||None||n/a|
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Review & Recertification
This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in February 2017.