This national conference brings together approximately 1,000 physicians, pharmacists and nurses from throughout the country and abroad. Presentations by leading experts in the field of anticoagulation cover current topics and provide practice changing, evidence based information that can be brought back to the clinic for immediate implementation. This event also provides an opportunity for multi-disciplinary networking. For details visit acforum2017.org.
NATF's Thrombosis Summit 2016
October 1, 7:00 am-noon
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston
Leading experts in thrombosis medicine share game-changing developments in the prevention and treatment of heart attack, stroke and pulmonary embolism. These include innovations to manage heart attacks, guideline-based management algorithms for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, links between thrombophilia and infertility, techniques for overcoming heart valve thrombosis, and strategies for advocacy in thrombosis prevention. Three survivors of thrombotic events also share their inspiring stories of recovery.
This program is ideal for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, NPs, PAs, allied health professionals. Patients and family members, caregivers, and patient advocates are encouraged to attend.
Earn up to 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or 3.5 NABP CPE credits
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The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has developed new online resources for the prevention and treament of VTE. The resources include a downloadable toolkit of 15 short articles designed to be quick reads for the busy hospitalist, a four-part CME webinar series, and a five-minute training video on discharge strategies. AC Forum board member Scott Kaatz was the lead editor for the toolkit and narrates the training module; fellow board member Allison Burnett joined other experts as contributing editor and host of one of the webinars.
The online resources are available free to SHM members and nonmembers. CME credit is available for the webinars, which will be online until May 31, 2018.
For more information visit SHM VTE Treatment Toolkit.