232 Anticoagulation for the Neurosurgeon and Hemostasis in Neurosurgery

Tuesday, April 28
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: Booth 1263 LC; BCEC

Fee: $99
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $99
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

This course updates the neurosurgeon on DVT prophylaxis, reversal of coumadin, the use of Factor 7a and restitution of coagulation after neurosurgery procedures.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss appropriate use of Factor 7a.
  • Explain how to rapidly reverse the effects of, and discuss when it is safe to restart coumadin after neurosurgery procedures.
  • Review the most commonly used DVT prophylaxis measures.