To provide knowledge of the diagnosis and management of Deep Vein Thrombosis within a primary cares setting and to give information on the major developments surrounding VTE prevention for patients admitted to hospital and why it is relevant in primary care.
An understanding of the aetiology and epidemiology of thrombosis
An understanding of the symptoms and signs of DVT
An understanding of the guidelines for treatment of thrombosis
An understanding of how to set up community management of DVT
A knowledge of the major problem of VTE risk for patients admitted to hospital
A knowledge of the NICE guidelines for VTE prophylaxis and what can be done in primary care
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at GP’s, practice nurses and other health care professionals working in a related field.
Clinical Sciences Building, Primary Care Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham
Is this course accredited?
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course.
How to apply
For more information please contact Tamara Ball
Tel: 0121 414 3281