Continuing Education

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Manage patients on the newer direct anticoagulants (DOAC) including how to switch between different oral anticoagulants, how and when to reverse their anticoagulant effect and how to measure their anti-coagulant effect
  • Diagnose DVT and PE, treat subsegmental PE and calf DVT, appreciate the nuances of treating superficial vein thrombosis
  • Identify evidence in the literature that should drive care and discuss how to incorporate the evidence into educating patients and families

In support of improving patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses

The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 16.75 contact hours.

Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity (JA0000275-0000-18-037-L01-P) for 16.75 contact hours for pharmacists.

Rush University designates this live activity for 16.75 Continuing Education credit(s).

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

P.A.C.E Credits:

Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) has applied as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program.