Reducing re-admission and saving lives – Management of PE and DVT

Date(s)
Monday 21st November 2011 (13:10)
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Description

Aims of the Course

• To provide knowledge on the diagnosis and management of DVT within a primary care setting
• To inform on major developments around VTE prevention for patients amitted to hospital
• To discuss why it is relevant in primary care

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge of the following:
• Aetiology and epidemiology of thrombosis
• Symptoms and signs of DVT
• Guidelines for treatment of thrombosis
• How to set up community management of DVT
• Major problem of VTE risk for patients admitted to hospital
• NICE guidelines for VTE prophylaxis and what can be done in primary care

Who is the course for?
GP's, practice nurses and other health care professionals

Download a copy of the course flyer for more information about the course speakers and programme.

Course Details

Duration
One day

Location
Centre for Professional Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

Is this course accredited?
This course is CPD accredited

Fees
£125 includes tea/coffee and lunch

How to apply
Please contact Tamara Ball
t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk  
0121 414 3281