Hypercoagulability [Case of the Month] (CASE17-02)

This activity describes a patient presenting with superficial thrombophlebitis secondary to a non-venous origin.

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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 participating in this activity one should be able to:

  • Describe hypercoagulability and the different inherited and acquired abnormalities.
  • List the different laboratory tests that are ordered when working someone up with a history of significant thrombosis.
  • Discuss the importance of further investigation into a person's medical problem when something just does not add up.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/25/2017
Course expires: 
05/25/2019
Cost:
$18.75
Rating: 
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NameRoleCommercial InterestRelationship
Michael M. Di Iorio, MD, RPVI, RPhSContent ReviewerNonen/a
Joseph T. Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVTAuthorNonen/a
Stephen H. MossStaffNonen/a

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Accreditation & Credit Designation

The American College of Phlebology (ACP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Phlebology (ACP) designates this internet activity enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/25/2017
Course expires: 
05/25/2019

Price

Cost:
$18.75
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