Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia

Rancho Mirage, CA US
February 28, 2019

Ilene C. Weitz, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of  Medicine

Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology

University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine

Los Angeles, California

Target Audience

This activity was developed for physicians including Eisenhower medical staff along with nurses and ancillary staff.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify risk factors associated with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) in the hospital setting and apply this knowledge toward guideline adherence for accurate HIT options
  • Review the most recent guidelines for the early recognition and accurate diagnosis of HIT and demonstrate an awareness of the current recommendations surrounding management options
  • Utilize practical tools for raising HIT awareness and improving its management in the hospital setting
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CA-BRN
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/28/2019 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/28/2019 - 1:00pm
Annenberg Center Health Sciences at Eisenhower
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 CA-BRN


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