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July President's Letter

July 2016 marks the second half of the year. The first half of 2016 was memorable because we celebrated NATF’s 10th Anniversary with a Gala Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in March.  More than 230 participants gathered... (read more)

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NATF 10th Anniversary Celebration

We would like to thank everyone who came out for this inspiring evening at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to celebrate a decade of fighting blood clots and saving lives through prevention and education! 

For those who were not able to attend, we invite you to watch our 10th Anniversary Celebration video recounting all of the wonderful things NATF has accomplished over the past ten years:

 

 

The American Journal of Medicine published the NATF Atrial Fibrillation Action Initiative consensus document in April 2016.  This document presents usable recommendations on stroke prevention, bleeding risk assessment, and anticoagulation management based off clinical trial data and guideline updates for Afib. Please visit the AFib section of our website to learn more.

 

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Upcoming Events

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2016 THROMBOSIS SUMMIT
Saturday, October 1
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

This special half-day program is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants,and allied health professionals.  Patients, family members and caregivers are also encouraged to attend.

Earn up to 3.5 CME credits for attendance

Experts in the field of Thrombosis Medicine will share updates from breakthrough research that has been completed over the last year on blood clots including heart attack, stroke as a result of atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism, and deep vein thrombosis. 

Three patient survivors of major thrombotic events will provide their perspective, recounting their experience from initial symptoms and diagnosis through treatment to recovery. Reserve your seat now!

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Space Still Available!

5th Regional AC Forum Bootcamp

Albuquerque, NM

October 6-7, 2016

Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town

Registration $399

This compact 2-day meeting provides a comprehensive curriculum that covers the essential aspects of anticoagulation,disease state, and drug management.  Engaging discussion around quality improvement, new agents and special situations will benefit all practicioners and daily "chalk talks" will allow for attendee participation to shape the topics.

For more information or to register visit
www.acforumbootcamp.org


 

 

Thrombosis Education

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DVT/PE TREATMENT OPTIONS

How do healthcare providers decide which treatments are the best option for their patients?  Read this article to find out more about DVT/PE treatment goals, options, risks, and decision-making.  

 

Anticoagulant Comparison Chart

WHICH ANTICOAGULANT IS RIGHT FOR ME?

For many years, Warfarin was the only oral anticoagulant commonly used to treat blood clots. In the past five years, the FDA has approved four new oral anticoagulants for the treatment of DVT, PE, and SPAF. Find out the differences between the five FDA-approved oral anticoagulants. View the Chart.

 

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