The Hospitalized Patient with COPD: How to Prevent VTE?

The goal of this activity is to provide an update on the latest clinical data on the use of direct oral anticoagulants for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in acutely ill medical patients.
 
Educational Partner: Medscape, LLC
 
Medium: Online Interactive Simulation
 
Commercial Support: Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

Target Audience

This activity is intended for cardiologists, primary care physicians, and hematology/oncology specialists.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to the
    • Use of effective strategies to improve venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention in hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
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Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 Participation
Activity opens: 
03/28/2020
Activity expires: 
03/28/2021
FACULTY
Victor F. Tapson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Research for the Women's Guild Lung Institute
Director, Venous Thromboembolism and Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research Program
Associate Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
 
CONTENT REVIEWER
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
Department of Medicine
Section of Cardiology
University of Chicago Medicine
 

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Accreditation Statements
 
Developed through a collaboration between the University of Chicago Medicine and Medscape Education.
 
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine 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.
 
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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