VTE Prevention in the Hospital: New Approaches and Expert Perspectives

The goal of this activity is to provide the latest data and recommendations for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention in hospitalized patients.
Educational Partner: Medscape, LLC
Medium: Online Presentation
Commercial Support: This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinical data supporting the use of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) to prevent VTE in hospitalized, medically ill patients
  • Have greater competence related to
    • VTE risk stratification in hospitalized, medically ill patients
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
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Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
Activity opens: 
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  Gary E. Raskob, PhD
  Professor of Medicine
  Hudson College of Public Health
  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  Steven B. Deitelzweig, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  University of Queensland
  Ochsner Clinical School
  System Chairman of Hospital Medicine
  Medical Director of Regional Business Development
                            Ochsner Health System
                            New Orleans, Louisiana
  Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, Hofstra/Northwell
  The Center for Health Innovations and Outcomes Research
  The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
                            System Director of Anticoagulation and Clinical Thrombosis Services
                            Northwell Health at Lenox Hill Hospital
                            New York, New York
  Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA
  Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
  Department of Medicine
  Section of Cardiology
  University of Chicago Medicine

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Accreditation Statements
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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 0.50 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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