Management of Venous Thromboembolism and Other Clotting Disorders

Target Audience

This continuing education (CE) session was planned to meet the needs of pharmacists and other clinicians who routinely prescribe, verify and/or monitor medications.

Please note that this course is available only to 1199SEIU members who work in facilities managed by the City of New York (NYC Health + Hospitals).


Activity Overview

This presentation will discuss the optimal use of anticoagulant therapy in the treatment of venous thromboembolism and other clotting disorders.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe the clinical presentation, risk factors, and pathophysiology of clotting disorders such as venous thromboembolism (VTE)
  • Determine if a patient meets the diagnostic criteria for VTE and classify VTE by location and severity upon diagnosis
  • Utilize knowledge of anticoagulant clinical pearls in the management of patients presenting with VTE or other clotting disorders
  • Analyze literature comparing the safety and efficacy of different anticoagulants in special patient populations
  • Select optimal anticoagulant therapy for special patient populations presenting with VTE
  • Manage a patient presenting with VTE or other clotting disorders by recommending appropriate anticoagulant therapy for the optimal duration



This program has been accredited for pharmacists and laboratory technologists, and an accreditation application has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

UAN: 0134-0000-21-112-L01-P 

The NYSCHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This program is approved for 0.2 CEUs (total contact hours=2). Statements of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit are available to participants upon the conclusion of the program with a survey link. Participant must verify attendance at the meeting by entering the program CE code.

Attendees have 45 days from the date of the program to retrieve their credits. Payments to NYSCHP or WNYSHP are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, they may be deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (i.e., ordinary, necessary business expenses; miscellaneous itemized deduction).

There are no fees associated with these activities.


  • Operating System: Mac OSX 10.9 or later OR Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (Note: For devices running Windows they must run Windows Home, Pro, or Enterprise. S Mode is not supported)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher fi3/i5Ji7 or AMD equivalent)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internet connection: Broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam or HD webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

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