Anticoagulation for Superficial Vein Thrombosis/Thrombosis Debates: Aggressive vs. Conservative- Management of Superficial Thrombophlebitis

This activity will provide an overview of superficial vein thrombosis. The intent of this activity is to improve the learners' competency through this introduction to management of superficial thrombophlebitis.

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Target Audience

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.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify the current aCCP guidelines for treatment of Superficial Thrombophlebitis.
  2. Recognize the risk of serious complications in patients with Superficial Thrombophlebitis.
  3. Summarize recent medical literature regarding the treatment of Superficial Thrombophlebitis.
  4. Formulate a plan of action for patients with various Superficial Thrombophlebitis presentations.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/07/2013
Course expires: 
03/25/2019
Cost:
$25.00
Parent activity set: 
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NAMEROLECOMMERCIAL INTERESTTYPE OF RELATIONSHIP
Stephen R. Bunker, MDContent ReviewerNonen/a
Heather Durband, BSStaffNonen/a
Paula Heggerick, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS, FSVUContent ReviewerNonen/a
Philip Hertzman, MD, FACP, FAAFP, FACPhContent ReviewerNonen/a
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhSContent ReviewerMedi; SapheonSpeaker; Principal Investigator
Eric Mowatt-Larssen MD, FACPh, RPhSSpeakerBTG International, Inc.Consultant
Diana Neuhardt, RVT, RPhSScientific Committee/PlannerNonen/a
Marlin Schul MD, MBA, RVT, FACPhSpeakerVein Directory; BTG International, Inc.Consultant; Principal Investigator
Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACSScientific Committee/PlannerNonen/a

Disclaimer

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the ACP. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting professional use of any of the information provided herein. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of ACP Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

Discussion of Off-Label Use

Although no longer required by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), ACP CME requests all faculty to inform learners of any products they will discuss that are off-label or investigational.

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Review & Recertification

This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in March 2015 and February 2017.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/07/2013
Course expires: 
03/25/2019

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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