Continuing Education - Magnifying Glass.Online Curriculum:  Stop the Clot® – What Every Healthcare Professional Should Know

This self-paced, online course provides the most current foundational information and clinical considerations to assess and treat patients with blood clots and clotting disorders, or those at risk of blood clots, to improve the ability of healthcare professionals to manage these patients.  Available continuing education credits include:  Physicians, CME (2.5)   Nurses, CNE (2.4)   Other Professionals, CEU (0.2)

Read more and register here:  Online Curriculum

Please address questions about the curriculum to info@stoptheclot.org

The National Blood Clot Alliance developed and designed this curriculum with support provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under Cooperative Agreement 5U27DD000545.


 

ac forumManagement of VTE: Clinical Guidance from the Anticoagulation Forum

The Anticoagulation Forum — a premier provider of healthcare professional education, and an authoritative voice among anticoagulation professionals — shares practical guidance essential for healthcare providers who treat patients affected by VTE. Developed by 58 leading international experts, these 12 manuscripts, published in January 2015 in the Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysisprovide expert guidance about a spectrum of crucial clinical concerns, including:

– Initiation and duration of treatment
– Managing DOACs
– Peri-procedural management
– Managing bleeding and drug reversal
– Treating cancer-associated thrombosis

Click here for more information and free open access to each of these 12 valuable manuscripts: Comprehensive Clinical Guidance for Treating VTE


 

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Learning Module: Anticoagulation Options for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation can lead to serious medical complications, including clot-provoked stroke. The National Blood Clot Alliance developed and designed this online learning module to help educate healthcare providers about anticoagulation options for stroke prevention in AF patients.

Access the information here: AF Learning Module.

 


 

Webinar - Magnifying Glass Concept.

Clinical Pearls Webinar Series

Important multifaceted resources for healthcare professionals can be found in this two-part series of webinars.

Webinar 1:   Building a Partnership with the Newly Anticoagulated Patient

Webinar 2:  Overcoming the Headache of Fluctuating INRs

 


 

Knowledge Transfer Through Magnifying Glass.Tools for Your Practice

Looking for materials for your clinics? Hoping to find information that is accurate and written in understandable language? The following list of materials has been reviewed by the NBCA Education Committee and Medical & Scientific Advisory Board and are recommended resources for patient education.

 

Antiphospholipid Antibodies

Factor V Leiden

Homocystine and MTHFR Mutations: Relation to Thrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease

Prevention of DVT and PE

Prothrombin 20210A Mutation

Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Treatment of Blood Clots