Pulmonary Thromboembolism in Pregnancy

Expiry Date
: 01/04/2028
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
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A case study looking at early identification and treatment of Pulmonary Thromboembolism (PTE) in pregnant patients.

Keywords: venous thromboembolism, thrombolysis, pulmonary embolism, pregnancy

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article was to review a case study focusing on the identification and treatment of an emergency involving a pregnant patient with Pulmonary Thromboembolism. It discusses the need to understand these cases in order to timeously diagnosis and manage PTE in pregnancy.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Pulmonary Thromboembolism
  2. thrombolytic therapy
  3. diagnostic aids effective in identifying PTE

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
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