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Avoiding the Avoidable: Pathways for VTE Prevention in the Vulnerable Medically Ill

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When?     Saturday, December 2, 2017

Where?   Joseph B. Martin Conference Center,
Boston, MA

Join us for a ​special ​educational ​program ​designed ​for ​medical ​professionals ​that ​will ​focus ​on ​protecting ​medically ​ill ​patients ​from ​VTE. ​ ​
FREE ​registration ​includes: ​Networking ​breakfast, ​full ​program, ​electronic ​syllabus, and ​parking ​at ​venue.

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Agenda

7:30 a.m.                       Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m.                       Welcome and Introductions

                                     Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

8:35 – 8:55 a.m.            Protecting our vulnerable medically ill patients during hospitalization and after discharge: a critical
                                     unrecognized and unmet need.

                                      Gregory Piazza, MD, MS

8:55 – 9:20 a.m.            Advances in medical therapy to protect hospitalized medically ill patients from pulmonary embolism, deep
                                     vein thrombosis, and stroke

                                     Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

9:20 – 9:40 a.m.            Critical role of the hospitalist in gaining consensus and developing protocols to maximize quality of care in
                                     the treatment and thromboprophylaxis of VTE

                                     Ebrahim Barkoudah, MD, MPH

9:40 – 10:00 a.m.           Transition of care from hospital to discharge to home or to rehab facilities:  Do’s and Don’ts

                                      John Fanikos RPh, MBA

10:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.    Management of bleeding on NOACs

                                       Jean Connors, MD

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.         Multiple Case presentations and discussion of real-life patients – as well as interactive Q&A about VTE
                                      treatment and thromboprophylaxis

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.         Discussion/Q&A

11:00 a.m.                      Adjourn

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