The Persistent Clinical Problem of VTE in the Post-Acute, Medically Ill Population

CME: 0.25

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of cardiologists, hospitalists, interventional cardiologists, internists, primary care physicians (PCPs), clinical pharmacists, hematologists, and other clinicians who are involved or interested in the medical management of patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and/or at risk for VTE.

Program Overview

Faculty considers the risk factors for, and burden of, VTE in acutely ill medical patients, during the hospitalization and postdischarge periods.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Identify medically ill patients at risk for VTE who qualify for extended postdischarge prophylaxis according to available risk-stratification criteria

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