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VTE Prevention and Treatment Series: Identifying Improvement Opportunities

Thursday, July 17, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This webinar is the first in a successive series of NYSPFP VTE prevention and treatment educational opportunities that will continue through November, 2014. During this webinar NYSPFP staff will provide a brief overview of its VTE prevention and treatment program which is designed to support the implementation of processes to prevent VTE and improve performance. Additionally, Victoria Agramonte, R.N., M.S.N., IPRO Project Manager, will provide support to hospitals about how to effectively review and analyze current organizational VTE prevention and treatment efforts to identify improvement opportunities. Best practices as well as sample VTE prevention and treatment protocols, order sets, and risk assessments will also be discussed.

More information, including a full list of webinar dates, is available online.

How to join the Webconference

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=641496091
2. Enter your name and e-mail 
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: VTE123
4. Click the "Join Now" button.
5. Fill in any additional information requested.
6. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom right-hand side of your screen.

After loading, a pop-up box will appear with the following dial-in instructions:

• The toll-free phone number: 1-877-668-4493
• The Meeting ID number: 641 496 091
• Your unique Attendee ID number: ____ (Assigned when you log into the Webconference) You will need to key this number into the telephone to ensure your computer and telephone are linked.


Who Should Attend

Hospitals’ multidisciplinary VTE prevention and treatment teams are encouraged to participate given that a collaborative, team-based approach is necessary for significant and sustainable improvement. This may include: a physician leader, such as a hospitalist, pulmonologist, hematologist, surgeon, or critical care physician; a quality improvement professional; pharmacist and nursing representatives, as well as other frontline personnel involved with providing VTE prophylaxis in the hospital; anticoagulation safety team members; operating room safety team members; and data analytics representatives.

Who To Contact

If you need assistance in joining the Webconference, please contact your NYSPFP Project Manager.
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