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64-Year-Old Male With Shortness of Breath and Chest Pain
2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits, 2.00 ANCC, 2.00 AANP
Participants should be able to describe strategies for the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and outline at least 2 guideline-recommended strategies for the treatment of VTE.
This educational program is conceived and credited in accordance with ACCME’s Essential Areas and Policies, including the 2004 Updated Standards for Commercial Support. Pri-Med faculty hail from a variety of institutions and participate in content development, along with Pri-Med Institute’s Advisory Boards and its expert review partners, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Tufts Health Care Institute. All final decisions about program content are the responsibility of Pri-Med Institute.
||AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
||Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
||Pri-Med Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
||Pri-Med Institute is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
||This activity for 2 contact hours is provided by Pri-Med Institute.
||Pri-Med Institute is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education programs by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider number 040308.
||This program has been approved for 2 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 1 hours of pharmacology.
Faculty and Editorial Board
Franklin Michota, Jr, MD, Franklin Michota, Jr, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western University, Director of Academic Affairs, Department of Hospital Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Tufts University Medical School
Monica Zangwill, MD, MPH
Financial Disclosure Statement(s)
Dr Michota receives honoraria from sanofi-aventis U.S., Scios, and Genentech Pharma.
The content collaborators at Horizon CME have no financial relationships to disclose.
Dr Zangwill has no financial relationships to disclose.
Instructions for Obtaining Credit:
Complete this activity. Answer the questions in the attached posttest and evaluation. Click on "claim credit" and follow the instructions to print out the credit certificate.
Computer System Requirements:
The opinions, ideas, and recommendations expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty only and are not necessarily endorsed, nor do they necessarily reflect, those of their affiliated institutions, Pri-Med Institute, Pri-Med Institute Advisory Boards and Consultants, or M|C Communications, LLC.
Clinical judgment must guide each clinician in weighing the possible risks, benefits, or contraindications of any diagnostics, interventions or treatments discussed. Clinicians should review manufacturers’ product information and consider these with the recommendations of other authorities when applying the assessment and/or clinical management strategies discussed in this activity to the care of their patients.