DVT and PE – Deadly Clots & life-saving Interventions
The goal of this module is to provide the reader with updated information on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary emboli (PE).

Note: California RCPs - This course meets the requirements for CE for RCPs in California.

Course Publication Date: June 22, 2017

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Author:Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Course No:DVT062017
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
California RCP

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Learning Objectives
  • Identify patients at high risk for DVT
  • Identify specific causes for hypercoagulation states
  • Discuss the relationship between specific anticoagulation agents and the clotting mechanism
  • Identify differences between traditional unfractionated heparin (UFH) and low-molecular weight heparins (LMWH)
  • List risk factors of anticoagulation therapy
  • Describe assessment and patient teaching necessary for anticoagulation therapy


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