Now Available: Free E-Education Module on Preventing Thrombosis During and Post-Hospitalization

September 12, 2018

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and Medscape Education are pleased to announce the launch of a new online education course module now available for healthcare professionals. The course, “Preventing Thrombosis During and Post-Hospitalization: New Paradigms in Clinical Care,” was developed on behalf of the World Thrombosis Day campaign. 

This activity is intended for cardiologists, hematology/oncology specialists, primary care physicians, internal medicine specialists, surgeons, nurses, and all other hospital-based healthcare providers who care for patients at risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE). Click here to access the module.

Section Topics:

  • VTE in the Hospital: Focus on the Global Burden of Disease 
  • Which Patients Are at Increased Risk?
  • VTE Prevention in the Hospital
  • Emerging Role of DOACs in VTE Prevention
  • VTE and Coordination of Care


  • Claire McLintock, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPA
  • Walter Ageno, MD, PhD
  • Pantep Angchaisuksiri, MD
  • Beverley J. Hunt, MD, FRCP, FRCPath

All sections of this module are required for CME credit. Please note that a free Medscape account is required in order to access the module. 

Special thanks to Bayer AG, Daiichi Sankyo, LEO Pharma A/S, and Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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