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VTE Prevention and Treatment Series: High Level Update

Thursday, August 14, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This webinar is part of an NYSPFP educational series that will continue through November, 2014 onVTE prevention and treatment. During this webinar Charles “Kurt” Mahan, PharmD, RPh, PhC, Director of Outcomes Research at the New Mexico Heart Institute and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the University of New Mexico, will join us to provide an update on innovative VTE prevention and treatment strategies. Dr. Mahan will also highlight implementation challenges and methods to break through barriers.

In addition to the educational series, NYSPFP and IPRO staff will be available to provide support to hospitals in identifying best practices and developing targeted action plans. More information, including a full list of the NYSPFP VTE prevention and treatment series webinar dates, is available online. Materials from past sessions may also be accessed here.

How to join the Webconference

(begin logging on 15 minutes prior to start time)

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=644461554
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: (877) 668-4493 
• The Meeting ID number: 644 461 554
• 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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