Thursday, October 27 2016

Webinar Rerun - Stop for Clots - Who should we protect?

Due to popular demand the Australian College of Nursing will be hosting a second "Stop for Clots" Webinar in November 3rd, 2016, 2pm - 3pm AEDT. 

Webinar Overview: In Australia VTE events kill more people than Breast cancer, road traffic accidents and HIV / AIDS combined and is the most common cause of preventable deaths in hospitalised patients. Would you know how torecognise risk factors in your patients? If you want to keep your patients safe and reduce their risk of developing a VTE event then register for the “Stop for Clots” – Who should we protect? Webinar on the 3rd November at 2-3pm. Nicola Jackson, VTE CNC at St Vincent’s Hospital will be hosting this event and the focus of the presentation will be:

  • Understanding the incidence and prevalence of VTE in the population
  • Factors that increase susceptibility to VTE including the effect of comorbidities and identify patients at risk
  • Explore the increased risk in surgical populations
  • Understand pharmacological and mechanical methods to prevent VTE
  • Explore available treatment methods and monitoring for patients who develop a VTE event

Presenters Bio: Nicola Jackson - VTE CNC at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney is one of the country’s leading expertsin VTE Prevention, with over 15 years of nursing experience both internationally and within Australia. Nicola’s currentrole focuses on the delivery of evidence-based care for patients who are at risk of, or who have developed venousthromboembolism (VTE). Nicola sits on the NSW Clinical Excellence Commissions expert panel on VenousThromboembolism prevention and has recently published research on evaluating a risk assessment tool for VTE.


Register for the ‘STOP FOR CLOTS’ Webinar today! 

Stop for Clots Webinar


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