Anticoagulation therapy is crucial to the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which affects around 1 in 1,000 people in the UK each year.
With a clear emphasis on primary care, this one day course is an opportunity to gain knowledge of the diagnosis and management of DVT and Pulmonary Embolism.
You will have the chance to explore major developments around VTE prevention for patients admitted to hospital and why it is relevant for those working in primary care.
Example Course Programme
|9.00am||Coffee and Registration|
|9.30am||Pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis of a DVT and PE|
|10.00am||Prevention of VTE|
|11.00am||Diagnosis of a DVT and PE|
|11.45am||Case studies - DVT/PE diagnosis|
|12.45pm||Lunch and D-Dimer demonstration|
|1.15pm||Treating a DVT/PE, to include NOACs and mechanical/surgical options|
|2.00pm||Case studies - DVT/PE treatment|
|3.00pm||Post Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS)|
|3.45pm||Thrombophilia - do we need to worry?|