Subspecialists, General Internists, Hospitalists, Community Physicians, Primary Care Practitioners, Residents, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Laboratory Technologists involved in the care of patients with thromboembolic disease.
By attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss current approaches in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of thromboembolic disorders.
- Apply practical tips in anticoagulant counselling, perioperative anticoagulant management and the considerations for anticoagulation in special patient populations.
- Appreciate the multidisciplinary nature of thrombotic disorders.
- Describe the role of laboratory diagnostic testing for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Program (CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.
This one-credit-per-hour Group-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program for up to 6.25 Mainpro+ credits.
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program. You may claim a maximum of 6.25 MOC Section 1 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
Each attendee should only claim the hours they attended.