This session reviews the current evidence relating to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis and uses case studies to demonstrate the current guidelines for and potential adverse effects of pharmacologic and mechanical thromboprophylaxis.
Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Discuss the importance of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis. • Describe the role of mechanical thromboprophylaxis in preventing VTE. • Review the main pharmacologic interventions for VTE prophylaxis. • Describe the recommended VTE prophylaxis for medical and surgical patients.