DVT and PE – Diagnosis, Management, and Ideally Prevention
This course provides the reader with updated information on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary emboli (PE). Risk factors for DVT including a review of the clotting process are discussed. Anticoagulation therapy along with non-pharmacologic measures are reviewed.

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

Course Publication Date: May 01, 2019

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Susanne J. Pavlovish-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Michael G. Danis BSN, RN, CCRN
Course No:DVT043019
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss hypercoagulation states and other risk factors that place patients at high risk for VTE (DVT and PE)
  • Discuss VTE pharmacotherapy
  • Identify signs and symptoms that suggest VTE
  • Describe diagnostic indicators of VTE
  • Describe nursing interventions for patients with or at risk for VTE


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