Avoiding the Avoidable: Pathways for VTE Prevention in the Vulnerable Medically Ill

This special half-day CME program is part of an NATF educational event series, dedicated to providing insight into the latest research and newest developments in venous thromboembolism and what healthcare providers can do to protect their most vulnerable patients.

2.75 CME credits are available through a partnership with ScientiaCME.

This special half-day program is designed for:

  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Allied Health Professionals


  • New advances in medical therapy to protect hospitalized medically ill patients from pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, and stroke during hospitalization and after discharge
  • The do’s and don’ts of transitioning patients from the hospital to home
  • State-of-the-art techniques in the management of bleeding on DOACs
  • The importance of the hospitalist in maximizing the quality of care of VTE


PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of ScientiaCME and NATF. ScientiaCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: ScientiaCME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS (NPS): The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. ScientiaCME will provide NPs who successfully complete each activity with a certificate of participation indicating that the activity was designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

NURSES: may claim credit for activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in most states for up to 50% of the nursing requirement for recertification.

MEDICAL PRACTICE EXECUTIVES: The American College of Medical Practice Executives accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

PHARMACISTS: ScientiaCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This learning activity is approved for 2.75 hours of continuing education. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit. CPE credit is not available after December 2, 2018. Successful completion of the post-test and completion of the learning activity evaluation is required to obtain a CME certificate.

Additional details for this past event are no longer available.