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Event Description

Earn 2.5 CME Credits!

Join NATF for the final installment of an educational series focusing on anticoagulant-associated bleeding. Hear effective new strategies to treat and manage patients with anticoagulant-associated bleeding from key opinion leaders. Discussions will include warfarin-related bleeding, best practices to minimize bleeding in a patient having a procedure, treating major bleeds while on a DOAC, and strategies for anticoagulant-vulnerable patients.

This special dinner program is designed for:

  • Cardiologists
  • Vascular medicine specialists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Neurologists
  • Emergency medicine providers
  • Neurocritical care providers
  • Hematologists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Hospital-based pharmacists


  • The epidemiology of and risk factors for anticoagulant-associated bleeding
  • Pathways for management of anticoagulant-associated bleeding in patients taking warfarin or direct oral agents
  • Management approaches for anticoagulated patients requiring invasive procedures

Learning Objectives:

  • At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
    •  Identify factors that drive bleeding risk in patients on anticoagulation
    •  Describe strategies to prevent or minimize anticoagulation-associated bleeding
    •  Determine when to use anticoagulation reversal agents
    •  Assess the balance of bleeding and thrombotic risk in anticoagulated patients who require a procedure

Registration for this free program includes:

  • Full educational program
  • Dinner
  • Printed syllabus
  • CME credits

Continuing Education Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of ScientiaCME and NATF. ScientiaCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ScientiaCME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioners (NPs)
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. ScientiaCME will provide NPs who successfully complete each activity with a certificate of participation indicating that the activity was designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

 Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nurses may claim credit for activities approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ in most states for up to 50% of the nursing requirement for recertification.

Medical Practice Executives
The American College of Medical Practice Executives accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.


ScientiaCME is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 2.5 hours (0.25 CEUs) of continuing education. Proof of participation will be posted to your NABP CPE profile within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit. ACPE # 0574-9999-20-003-L01-P. This activity is a Knowledge (K)-type activity.

While participants have one calendar month after the activity to provide learner information and take the post activity assessment and evaluation on ScientiaCME’s website, the course is only valid for credit on the day of the activity. Successful completion of the post-test and activity evaluation is required to obtain a certificate of completion.

Event Location

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

Located in Harbor East, this waterfront hotel provides unparalleled access to Fells Point, the National Aquarium, and the restaurants and shops of the Inner Harbor. Redesigned accommodations offer views of the Harbor or the Baltimore skyline.


5:15PM - 6:00PM 

Registration and Buffet Dinner

6:00PM - 6:05PM 

Welcome and Introductions
Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD and Gregory Piazza, MD, MS

6:05PM - 6:25PM 

Warfarin and Warfarin-Related Bleeding
Gregory Piazza, MD, MS

6:25PM - 6:45PM 

Management of DOAC-Associated Bleeding
Craig M. Kessler, MD

6:45PM - 7:05PM 

Bleeding in Trauma
Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD

7:05PM - 7:25PM 

Bridging and Perioperative Management
Michael B. Streiff, MD, FACP

7:25PM - 7:45PM 

What Would You Do In This Case?
Peggy S. Kraus, PharmD

7:45PM - 8:05PM 

Bleeding in Intracranial Hemorrhage

8:05PM - 8:30PM 

Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Session


Elliott R. Haut, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University and Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and Service, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Craig M. Kessler, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Georgetown University, Director of Division of Coagulation in the Department of Laboratory Medicine, Director of Therapeutic and Cellular Apheresis Unity, Director of Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Treatment Center MedStar Georgetown University
Peggy S. Kraus, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Anticoagulation Management, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Division Director,Critical Care and Surgery Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Gregory Piazza, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Staff Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Michael B. Streiff, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University and Medical Director, The Johns Hopkins Anticoagulation Management Service

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