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This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category A credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To describe how an academic hospital system took on the challenge of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prevention through an interdisciplinary approach.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the causes, risk factors, and pathophysiology of DVT.
  2. Summarize the development process and tools used for this project.
  3. Discuss the implementation and outcomes related to this project.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: ON1118A
Published: Nov/Dec
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 14/19 (73%)
Authors: Kathleen Wilson, MSN, RN, CNL, SCRN; Dawnmarie Devito, BSN, RN, CPAN; Kathleen Evanovich Zavotsky, PhD, RN, CCRN, CEN, ACNS-BC, FAEN; Mitch Rusay, RPh; Megan Allen, MSN, RN, CCM, CCDS; Stephanie Huang, BS, RN, CCRN
Specialties: Orthopaedics