Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this continuing education program is to outline various aspects of hypercoagulability disorders, with a primary focus on venous thromboembolism (VTE). After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify risk factors and symptoms associated with hypercoagulability disorders, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  • Describe the tests and tools available to assess the risk of developing a blood clot
  • Review how evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of VTE can be used by the healthcare team
  • Analyze treatment modalities and identify goals of therapy in the management of VTE and how various members of the healthcare team can contribute to the care process
  • Review key patient education points that the healthcare team should emphasize regarding the symptoms of thrombosis, outcomes of pharmacotherapy, lifestyle interventions, etc.
  • Discuss challenges encountered with patient adherence to anticoagulant therapy

Course Authors

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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