{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Importance of a Standardized Screening Tool to Identify Thromboembolic Risk Factors in Pediatric Lower Extremity Arthroscopy Patients

Activity Steps

Description

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the risk factors for venous thromboembolism in adolescent patients undergoing elective lower extremity arthroscopy.
  2. Recognize that screening for venous thromboembolism is a cost-effective way to implement a prevention program.
Price: $40.00

Credits:

  • AAOS 1.0 CME

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: JAAOS0519
Published: May 2019
Expires: 5/1/2022
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Henry Bone Ellis, Jr, MD Meagan J. Sabatino, BA Zachary Clarke, BS Garrett Dennis, BS Amanda L. Fletcher, CPNP Charles W. Wyatt, CPNP Ayesha Zia, MD Philip L. Wilson, MD