Friday 19 October 2018
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Pathology Section , Anticoagulation Specialist Association (ASA)
CPD - Applied for
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Jointly organised by the RSM and the ASA (Anticoagulation Specialist Association), the conference will address challenges, new evidence in thrombosis and anticoagulation and application to clinical practice. Knowledge and information shared at the conference is aimed at improving patient care and outcomes.
This meeting forms part of an enduring programme for healthcare professionals involved in the management of VTE and stroke prevention in NVAF. Practical approaches to anticoagulation challenges will be reviewed, alongside the management of VTE and the role of NOACs in redefining the standard of effective anticoagulation therapy.
The plenary presentations will be delivered by leading experts, and all attendees will be involved with the opportunity to vote and ask questions throughout the day, using interactive devices.
The afternoon workshops will be run by expert facilitators leading an interactive discussion, including examples of local guidance or best practices.
This is a FREE event that is generously funded by the ASA. However all delegates must book for the event to have their place guaranteed due to high demand, - tickets include tea, coffee and lunch.
This event is FREE for all delegates.
*The programme and speaker line up will be updated regularly
Registration, tea and coffee
Introduction and overview of objectives
Dr Paul Harrison, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust and Dr John Luckit, Consultant Haematologist
Rationale on the use of Aspirin as thromboprophylaxis
Mr Vipin Asopa, Consultant Orthopaedic, North Middlesex University Hospital
NICE: Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: Reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism
Professor Beverley Hunt, Consultant Haematologist
Tea and coffee
Extended medical thromboprophylaxis
Dr Ander Cohen, Consultant Haematologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Anticoagulation therapy in the elderly
Dr Clifford Lisk, Ambulatory Consultant with Special Interest in Elderly Care
Expert panel exploring the future of the anticoagulation clinic
Hayley Flavell, Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Consultant Nurse, Mr Michael Jackson, Anticoagulation Pharmacist and Dr Matthew Rogers, Consultant Haematologist, Royal Surrey County Hospital Guildford
Management of post thrombotic syndrome post deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Mr Mario Caruana, Vascular Surgeon
Anticoagulation therapy in PCI
Dr Simon Kennon, Consultant Cardiologist, Barts Health NHS Trust
Expert panel dealing with complex medical cases
Dr Paul Harrison
Close of meeting