Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Do the Right Thing

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)



THIS ACTIVITY IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING RENEWED.

 

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Category 1 Credit

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  3. Complete the credit and evaluation form.
  4. Print your personalized CME certificate.

Technical Requirements

 

Description

The purpose of this activity is to review, understand and utilize the Cleveland Clinic VTE risk assessment for patients 18 years + and select pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe why VTE risk assessment, prophylaxis and treatment are important in caring for patients.
  2. Explain how to correctly locate the C-CAMP manual from the do the right thing web site and describe correct use of the tool.
  3. Integrate the VTE risk assessment process into practice for all adult patients and select pediatric patients.

Target Audience

This activity is directed to all healthcare providers.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director

J. Michael Henderson, MD
Chairman, Quality and Patient Safety Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Planning Committee

Elaine Mead
Administrator
Quality and Patient Safety Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
  Barbara Ackerman, RN, MPH, CPHQ
Director, Program Development
Quality and Patient Safety Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Faculty

Shannon Phillips, MD
Patient Safety Officer
Quality and Patient Safety Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentations, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

J. Michael Henderson, MD
Barbara Ackerman, RN, MPH, CPHQ
Elaine Mead
Shannon Phillips, MD

This CME activity was produced by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Center for Continuing Education and the Quality and Patient Safety Institute.

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