SMi Source Lesson Cardiovascular: Venous Thromboembolism

  • SMi Source lesson Cardiovascular: Venous Thromboembolism has the following microlearning topics

  • 1. Introduction: Venous Thromboembolism

    2. Learning Objectives

    3. VTE Epidemiology and Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Location

    4. Relationship between DVT and PE

    5. Impaired Gas Exchange During Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    6. Incidence, Prevalence, Recurrent VE and Mortality After Initial VTE

    7. Knowledge Check: Epidemiology of First-Time VTE

    8. Summary of Epidemiology

    9. VTE Risk Factor Classification

    10. VTE Clinical Picture: Risk Factors and Comorbid States

    11. Knowledge Check: Risk Factors

    12. Knowledge Check: Comorbid Conditions for VTE

    13. Natural History of VTE

    14. Complications Associated with VTE

    15. Knowledge Check: Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Risk

    16. Knowledge Check: VTE Recurrence

    17. Knowledge Check: Second VTE Episode

    18. Knowledge Check: Recovering from DVT

    19. VTE Diagnosis

    20. VTE Diagnosis: Clinical Methods

    21. DVT and PE Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines

    22. Knowledge Check: Diagnostic Test for VTE

    23. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis

    24. (VTE) Prophylaxis: Patient-Related Thromboembolism Risk Factors

    25. VTE Prevention in Medical Patients

    26. Risk Assessment, Effect of Anticoagulant Prophylaxis, and Thromboprophylaxis Recommendations

    27. ACCP, AAOS, ASRA Compendium of Consensus Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis

    28. Prevention in Surgical Patients

    29. Prevention in Surgical Patients: Non-Orthopedic Surgery

    30. Prevention in Surgical Patients or Orthopedic Surgery

    31. Prevention in Surgical Patients: Orthopedic Surgery

    32. Special Situations and Procedures for High Risk of Bleeding

    33. Knowledge Check: High Risk for VTE

    34. Knowledge Check: High and Low Risk for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

    35. Knowledge Check: High Risk of ACCP Risk Factors for VTE

  • Lesson Cardiovascular: Venous Thromboembolism teaches these concepts

  • Understanding Venous Thromboembolism, Introduction: Venous Thromboembolism

  • Lesson Cardiovascular: Venous Thromboembolism addresses these key points

  • Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

    “Big Three” Events resulting in CV Mortality

    • VTE
    • Stroke
    • Myocardial Infarction
  • Lesson Cardiovascular: Venous Thromboembolism is built from these main references. Log into SMi Source for a complete list and details.

  • Anderson, Jr FA, Spencer FA. Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism. Circulation. 2003;107:I-9-I16. (Pg I-9, col 1, para 1)