In March 2010, Johns Hopkins conducted its second annual DVT Symposium. Videos from the event are below.
- Preventing Venous Thromboembolism in 2010: Addressing the Key Patient Safety Questions, William Geerts, MD, lead author of the Chest VTE Guideline. Science behind evidence-based practices for VTE prevention and the positive effects of these practices shown in research studies. 57 minutes.
- VTE as a Patient Safety Priority, Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD. Importance of VTE as a patient safety priority, and the key barriers and facilitators to implementing a patient safety intervention. 17 minutes.
- Testing for Factor V Leiden, Jodi B. Segal, MD, MPH. Costs and benefits of genetic testing for Factor V Leiden, and whether it is a good predictor for patient’s risk of developing VTE. 18 minutes.
- New Treatment for Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Julie Freischlag, MD. Characteristics and patient population of Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, and the new surgical treatment for this syndrome. 34 minutes.
- Clinically Important Differences in Measures of INR, Kenneth Shermock, PharmD, PhD. Explore the differences between INR values obtained from point-of-care device and INR values obtained in the laboratory, and how the differences might affect the treatment options of VTE. 34 minutes.
- Prevention of VTE in the Bariatric Surgical Patient, Kimberley E. Steele, MD, FACS. Barriers specific to VTE prevention in bariatric surgical patients and, how to overcome these barriers. 11 minutes.
- Missed Doses of VTE Prophylaxis, Peggy Kraus, PharmD, CACP. Pattern of missed doses of VTE prophylaxis and that this is an opportunity for improvement. 10 minutes.
- Importance of SCD in VTE Prevention, Deborah Hobson, BSN. Everyone has a role in VTE prevention, and the remarkable values that sequential compression devices/mechanical prophylaxis bring to VTE prevention. Length: 22 minutes.
- Achieving Success in VTE Prevention, Michael Streiff, MD, FACP and Elliott R. Haut, MD, FACS. The journey to prevent VTE at Johns Hopkins and the power of multidisciplinary collaboration. Length: 20 minutes.
You can also watch videos from the fourth annual DVT Symposium, held in March 2013.
Also, watch our (fun!) SCD Compliance Improvement YouTube video.