Clotting and Anticoagulants

This course provides practitioners with the tools to identify patients at risk for stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) and select appropriate anticoagulation for their patients for prevention.  

Target Audience

Family Medicine Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Laboratory Personnel, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying patients at risk for stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) and appropriately select anticoagulants to prevent stroke and to treat patients. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Connolly SJ, et al; for the RE-LY Steering Committee and Investigators. Dabigatran versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2009;361:1139-51.
  • Patel MR, et al; and the ROCKET AF Steering Committee for the ROCKET AF Investigators. Rivaroxaban versus warfarin in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365:883-91.
  • Granger CB, et al; for the ARISTOTLE Committees and Investigators. Apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation. N Engl J Med. 2011;365:981-92.
    EINSTEIN Investigators. N Engl J Med. 2010;363(26):2499-2510 
    N Engl J Med. April 2012
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.20 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
04/01/2016
Course expires: 
04/01/2018

Steven Fein, M.D., MPH
Hematologist and Oncologist
Baptist, South Miami, Homestead, Mariners, Doctors, and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals

Steven Fein, M.D., MPH, has indicated that he is on the speakers’ bureaus for Jannsen Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer/BMS and Boehringer Ingelheim.  He has indicated that his lecture will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
              
Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.20 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/01/2016
Course expires: 
04/01/2018
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