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Management of DVT and pulmonary embolism in primary care

A one-day course entitled “Management of DVT and pulmonary embolism in primary care” will be held at the Centre for Professional Development, University of Birmingham, on Wednesday 11th February 2015, and again on 10th June 2015.

The course aims to provide knowledge on the diagnosis and management of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) with an emphasis on a primary care setting. It will also inform on major developments around venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention for patients admitted to hospital and discuss why it is relevant in primary care.

Learning objectives

  • Aetiology and epidemiology of thrombosis
  • Symptoms and signs of DVT and PE
  • Guidelines for treatment of thrombosis
  • How to set up community management of DVT and PE
  • Major problem of VTE risk for patients admitted to hospital
  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (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.

Is this course accredited?
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course.

Fees
£150

How to apply
For more information about this course please visit http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/mds-cpd/events/pe-dvt.aspx, or contact Amy Partleton:
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk
Tel: 0121 414 2677

Published on: November 13, 2014

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