EXPERT PANEL AND CASES; Anticoagulation: When, Why, How (CONG2012-52)

This activity will provide an overview of anticoagulation. The intent of this activity is to improve the learners' competency through this introduction to available novel anticoagulants and ablation procedures.

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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. Review the available novel anticoagulants, their indications and pharmacokinetics. Examine an ant platelet agent, aspirin, and it’s new role in the management of deep venous thrombosis.
  2. Predict the use of thrombosis risk assessment to protect patient having ablation procedures from developing venous thromboembolism.
  3. Describe VTE Screening use with patients undergoing venous ablation procedures.
  4. Review treatment options for patients with various degrees of VTE risk and venous ablation procedures.
  5. Review what warfarin resistance and causes of it.
  6. Discuss heredity factors and acquired factors related to warfarin resistance.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
02/07/2013
Course expires: 
03/25/2019
Cost:
$43.75
Rating: 
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NAMEROLECOMMERCIAL INTERESTTYPE OF RELATIONSHIP
Joseph Caprini MD, MS, FACS, RVTSpeaker

Teleflex and Sanofi

GlaxoSmithKline

Consultant

Speaker

Stephen F. Daugherty, MD, FACS, FACPh, RVT, RPhSContent Reviewer

BTG

DoctorQA.com

Consultant

Consultant

Stephanie Dentoni, MDSpeakerNonen/a
Heather Durband, BSStaffNonen/a
Paula Heggerick, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS, FSVUContent ReviewerNonen/a
Joseph Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVTContent ReviewerNonen/a
Diana Neuhardt, RVT, RPhSScientific Committee/PlannerNonen/a
Mohsen Sharifi, MDSpeakerCovidienSpeaker
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.

Reproduction Prohibited

Reproduction of this material is not permitted without written permission from the copyright owner.

Review & Recertification

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

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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

Price

Cost:
$43.75
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