Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism

Product Details
Product ID: 1993
Year Produced: 2018
Length: 27 min.
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After completing this study guide and the accompanying video, the perioperative registered nurse (RN) and other perioperative team members will have increased their knowledge of risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) as well as mechanical and pharmacologic interventions for prevention of VTE.

Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Assess the patient for risk factors related to VTE
  • Implement protocols for mechanical prophylaxis to prevent VTE
  • Implement protocols for pharmacologic prophylaxis to prevent VTE
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of VTE
  • Provide patients with education regarding VTE and prophylactic measures to prevent it