The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with knowledge specific to implementing recommendations from the AORN “Guideline for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism”.
This module will help the surgical team understand and implement the AORN “Guideline for prevention of venous thromboembolism”. Guidance is provided on identifying risk factors associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE), mechanical VTE prophylaxis interventions, and pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis interventions. This module includes a Power Point presentation; an interactive educational game; podcast; a case study; an AORN Journal article and Quick View.
- Identify risk factors associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE)
- Describe mechanical VTE prophylaxis interventions
- Describe pharmacologic VTE prophylaxis interventions
After presenting this in-service attendee may earn 4.0 contact hours by registering and completing the course evaluation.