Reducing re-admission and saving lives

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 admitted to hospital
To discuss why it is relevant in primary care.

Course fact file

Type of Course: Module, continuing professional development

Start date: Monday 21st November 2012

Details

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

Fees and funding

Registration - £125
Cancellations - Fees will be refunded on a sliding scale as follows: within 2 weeks prior to course date 25% refunded; 2-4 weeks prior to course date 50% refunded, 4-6 weeks prior to course date 75%; 6 weeks plus 100% refund. It may be possible to transfer your reserved place to another available date when 6 weeks or more notice is provided, transfers with less than 6 weeks before date of course are subject to administration fees.

How to apply

To register for this course please contact Tamara Ball
Tel 0121 414 3281
Email t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk or visit
www.medicine.bham.ac.uk/cpdcourses