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413 - Getting to Yes: A QI Intervention to Reducing Refusals of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Surgical Patients

‐ Oct 25, 2020 12:00pm

Credits: None available.

Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism represent common and potentially
preventable adverse outcomes following surgery. Without prophylaxis, pulmonary embolism is a leading cause of post-operative mortality. This session explores a quality improvement initiative to allow nurses to feel more competent in both the administration of and knowledge base regarding VTE prophylaxis and how the utilization of the QI intervention has been instrumental in lowering the percentage of patient refusals.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:

Contact hours available until 10/25/22.

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, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Planning Committee Disclosures:

There are no disclosures to declare.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
There are no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.

Accreditation Statement:
This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to embody the reliable delivery of evidence-based perioperative management to give patients a rapid, uncomplicated recovery.




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Katelynn Jenson
6/27/21 3:44 am

Thank you for this presentation! Great thoughts on VTE

Sandra Slonosky
8/25/22 1:50 pm

Great information