Bleeding Risk Assessment and Management in Patients Receiving Anticoagulation
December 18, 2018
June 18, 2019
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This activity is jointly provided by theAlbert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in Joint Providership with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.
Supported by an independent educational grant from Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This activity is intended for US‐based hospitalists (including those in emergency medicine, intensive care, and surgery), internal medicine and primary care providers, cardiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers who care for patients at risk of thromboembolic events.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Stratify risk for major bleeding in patients requiring anticoagulation
- Summarize clinical efficacy and safety data of current and emerging reversal agents for NOAC‐associated bleeds
- Apply clinical standard of care in the management of bleeding from access to selective anticoagulation reversal agents to effective overall supportive bleeding management strategies
- Employ best practices for anticoagulation therapy reintroduction
Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH
Director of General Cardiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
TIMI Study group
Elaine Hylek, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Physician Accreditation Statement
The 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 Albert Einstein College of Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation
Live Internet Activity
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH
- Consulting Fee: Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo, Janssen, MedImmune, Pfizer, Portola
- Contracted Research: Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo, MedImmune
Elaine Hylek, MD, MPH
- Consulting Fee: Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb/Pfizer, Janssen, Medtronic Portola
- Scientific Symposia Lecture: Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb/Pfizer
- Henny Billett, MD: Consulting Fees: Kedrion, BPL Advisory, Bayer
Contracted Research: Janssen
- Victor B. Hatcher, PhD: No disclosures to report relevant to this activity
Einstein-Montefiore Center for Continuing Medical Education
The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has no disclosures to report relevant to this activity.
PlatformQ Health Education, LLC
Hamsa Jaganathan, Medical Director has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Alissa Yost, Senior Program Manager has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Method of Participation
There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the posttest and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the posttest.
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iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above.
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