Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a significant patient safety issue. Many hospitalized patients have risk factors for VTE. Among all hospitalized patients, VTE is the second most common medical complication, cause of excess length of stay, and the third most common cause of excess mortality and charges. This course will discuss surgical and nonsurgical interventions, indications, and follow-up care as well as the new hospital protocol based on current guidelines for better consistency among providers who care for patients with VTE.
Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Residents, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Podiatrists, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers.
- Discuss surgical and nonsurgical interventions, indications, and follow up care, a new hospital protocol for BRRH
FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES:
Eileen C. de Grandis, M.D., RPVI, FACS
Vascular Surgeon and Medical Director, Vein Clinic
Lynn Heart and Vascular Institute
Boca Raton, Florida
Eileen C. de Grandis, M.D., RPVI, FACS, faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
John Rubin, M.D., director for this educational event, owns stock in AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb. He has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D., FACG, moderator for this educational event, indicated that he is on the Speaker’s Bureau for AbbVie, Inc. All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual has been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*
*Ineligible companies – Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
ACCREDITATION STATEMENTS AND CREDITS
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-855339, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Podiatry, Osteopathic Medicine and Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs, Athletic Trainers. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Athletic Training
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine