Forum about Blood Clots and Clotting Disorders Hickory North Carolina

Forum about Blood Clots and Clotting Disorders Hickory North Carolina

Hickory, NC, February 22, 2010 – On Saturday, March 20th, 2010 the National Blood Clot Alliance will host an educational seminar – Stop The Clot® Forum- for anyone who would like to learn more about blood clots or clotting disorders.  Whether you have had a blood clot, have a clotting disorder, are a medical provider, or are just seeking more information about blood clots, don’t miss this opportunity.

The Stop The Clot® Forum will feature medical professionals sharing important information about blood clots and clotting disorders.  As well, a patient will share his experiences and offer advice on how to navigate the system if you have had a blood clot or have a clotting disorder.   Nurses and pharmacists can earn three CEU credits.

The Stop The Clot® Forum is from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at Highway 70, 1385 Lenoir Rhyne Boulevard SE, Hickory, NC.  This Forum is supported by Cooperative Agreement # 1U27DD000545-01 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Additionally, NBCA recognizes the generous support of an educational grant from Eisai as well as contributions from Frye Regional Medical Center and Lundbeck.

For more information about the Stop The Clot® Forum or to register go to
www.stoptheclot.org   or call 828.315.3391.

NBCA provides patient education and professional training on the signs, symptoms and prevention of blood clots and clotting disorders.

The mission of the National Blood Clot Allianceis to prevent, diagnose and treat thrombosis and thrombophilia through research, education, support and advocacy.  For additional information about clotting disorders or NBCA’s activities, contact Judi Kaplan Elkin by e-mail  jelkin@stoptheclot.org or by telephone at 617.529.1054.

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