Supported by an educational grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance.
Provided by ASiM CE, LLC.
For longer-term anticoagulation treatment, choosing among the different options frequently depends upon clinician experience and drug availability, risks of bleeding, patient comorbidities, patient preferences, cost, and convenience. Both direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and warfarin have advantages and disadvantages. In the setting of an unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE), many patients will require long-term secondary prevention. As with many preventive treatments for any chronic disease, adherence is often suboptimal, but the efficacy and safety of the OACs depends on adherence. Using a case-based format, this activity will review risk stratification, treatment options, and duration of therapy for patients with an unprovoked VTE, as well as common barriers to adherence with OAC therapy and strategies to engage patients to overcome those barriers.
The goal of this program is to provide both specialists (in vascular medicine and surgery, pulmonology, and hematology), primary providers (community-based cardiologists, primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses), and emergency department providers with the evidence-based knowledge and skills to treat patients with unprovoked VTE with the appropriate duration and choice of OAC. This activity will also address patient barriers to adherence to long-term anticoagulant therapy for secondary prevention.
CME/CE Credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and ASiM CE, LLC. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is awarded 0.5 Contact Hour.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare approves this knowledge‐based activity for 0.5 contact hour (0.05 CEU). UAN: 0077-9999-19-012-H04-P. Initial Release date: June 19, 2019.
Activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and ASiM CE, LLC.
Criteria for Success
Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant reviewing each presentation, scoring a 70% on the post test, and completing and submitting an activity evaluation. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. There is no fee to participant in this activity. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at email@example.com.
Dr Weitz as disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Consultant - Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Daiichi-Sankyo, Ionis, Janssen, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Portola.
Dr Carrier as disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Advisory Board/Consultative Meetings - Aspen, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, LEO Pharma, Pfizer, Sanofi, Servier
Contracted Research - Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, LEO Pharma, Octapharma
Speakers Bureau - Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, LEO Pharma, Pfizer, Sanofi, Servier
Trish Brignoni, Director of Operations, discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Lead Nurse Planner, discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
ASiM CE, LLC and AKH Inc, planners and reviewers have disclosed no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaims responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity and may include any of or combination of the following: attestation to non-commercial content; notification of independent and certified CME/CE expectations; referral to National Faculty Initiative training; restriction of topic area or content; restriction to discussion of science only; amendment of content to eliminate discussion of device or technique; use of other faculty for discussion of recommendations; independent review against criteria ensuring evidence support recommendation; moderator review; and peer review. AKH planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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