Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Grand Rounds: Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis

Des Moines, IA US
June 21, 2013


Podiatric grand rounds will include a wide range of case studies regarding foot and ankle surgery and lectures regarding current treatment practices within the practice of podiatric medicine. Current literature will be reviewed and new procedures/treatment options will be shard and critiqued.

Target Audience

Foot and ankle surgeons, podiatric residents and podiatric students in the Des Moines area.

Objectives

  • Identify risk factors requiring thromboprophylaxis.
  • Identify pharmacologic & mechanical thromboprophylaxis options.
  • Discuss novel prophylactic agents: rivaroxaban, apixaban, & dabigatran.
  • Discuss ACCP 2012 & AAOS 2013 guidelines on thromboprophylaxis.
  • Discuss current research regarding thromboprophylaxis in the foot & ankle.

Speaker

Rachel Poore, DPM

Dr. Poore has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Commercial Support

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Continuing Education Credit

Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CPME
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
06/21/2013
Course expires: 
06/21/2013
Event starts: 
06/21/2013 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
06/21/2013 - 7:30am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Education and Research Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CPME
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/21/2013
Course expires: 
06/21/2013

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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