EM1708I "Fact Checking the Lores of Thrombophilia Testing" (IM GR-082517)

To help the audience understand the utility of hypercoagulable work up in various clinical situations.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Name the inherited and acquired hypercoagulable states
  • Differentiate between the hypercoagulable states associated with arterial versus venous thromboses
  • Identify the main determinants of duration of anticoagulation for venous thromboembolism
  • Know the appropriate time to test for hypercoagulable states if desired
  • Know the appropriate reasons for hypercoagulable tests
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Photo: Yu-Min Shen, M.D., F.A.C.P.Yu-Min Shen, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology / Oncology

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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