Guideline Update: Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism

Upcoming Webinar

September 6, 2017

9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET)
Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC

All perioperative patients are at varying degrees of risk for developing venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Perioperative RNs can implement interventions for safe and effective use of mechanical and pharmacologic prophylaxis to promote optimal patient outcomes. This webinar will review the recently updated AORN Guideline for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, which provides evidence-based guidance for nursing practice.

Objectives

  • Discuss recent revisions in the AORN Guideline for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism
  • Describe the evidence on venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis
  • Explain important elements in an organization-wide venous thromboembolism protocol

Credit Hours

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.


Member Price: Free

Non-member Price: $11