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Thromboembolism in Children

Anjali A. Sharathkumar, MD
Director, Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Program; Attending Physician, Hematology/Oncology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Disclosure: Dr. Anjali Sharathkumar will be discussing some of the newer anticoagulants currently in clinical trial but are not used in children.

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Educational objectives

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Provide an overview of epidemiology and risk factor of thrombosis in Children
  • Discuss the current standard of care for children with venous thromboembolism
  • Explain the long-term complications of venous thromboembolism in children
  • Provide an overview of the facilities at Lurie Children’s for the treatment of children with blood clots

Disclosure information: Dr. Mary Nevin, Course Director; Claudia Pinto-Cooper, Planning Committee Member; Dr. John X. Thomas, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education; Genevieve Napier, CME Director; Tara Scavelli and Jennifer Banys, CME Project Specialist have nothing to disclose.

CME credit

Credit statement


You must view the entire webinar and follow the link given after webinar is finished to take the quiz and evaluation for credit.


Webinar was broadcast live on April 25, 2013. You can watch it on demand below and it will take approximately one hour to complete.

Go to luriechildrens.webex.com

Once on webinar website, navigate to Thromboembolism in Children.


This educational webinar will help our healthcare professionals recognize the risk factors of thromboembolism in their patients.

This webinar launched live on April 25, 2013 and will expire on April 25, 2014. This lecture was recorded and is available on-demand. The on-demand version will also expire on April 25, 2014.  You must view the webinar in its entirety in order to link to the quiz and earn CME credit. To view, go to http://luriechildrens.webex.com

*After you have viewed the webinar, you will be automatically redirected to the Lurie Children’s website where you will be allowed to take the quiz for credit. You might need to close out of the presentation window to allow the redirect. If you are unable to view the quiz, please contact Claudia Pinto-Cooper at cpinto@luriechildrens.org


Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.