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Management of DVT and PE within Primary Care

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.

shutterstock_419287795.jpgWith 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
9.15am Welcome
9.30am Pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and diagnosis of a DVT and PE
10.00am Prevention of VTE
10.45am Coffee
11.00am Diagnosis of a DVT and PE
11.45am Case studies - DVT/PE diagnosis
12.15pm D-Dimer testing
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
2.45pm Tea
3.00pm Post Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS)
3.45pm Thrombophilia - do we need to worry?


Key Facts

Contact: Cheryl Grantham, Eva Mussio, Claire Runaghan

T: +44 (0)24765 73958/74263/22035

Course Leader: Prof David Fitzmaurice

Duration: 1 day

Fees: £175

Dates: TBC

Please contact co-ordinators via the e-mail address above if you would like to be notified of future course dates.