Online Grand Rounds and Video Library

Current Updates on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Thrombosis in Children

Objectives and Disclosures

Participants will be able to:

  • Analyze the various components of clot formation in healthy children in order to prevent thrombosis in patients at risk due to hospitalization for surgery or critical care setting.
  • Differentiate embolic clots versus deep venous thrombosis with consideration of current options for treatment and determine the role of prophylactic anticoagulation.
  • Evaluate the role of inherited genetic risk factors in your patients, how family counseling is critical for self-management and prevention of deep venous thrombosis.

Planners and speaker disclose they have no relevant financial relationships.


Diane Nugent, MD
Professor and Chief of Hematology Division, Department of Pediatrics
University of California, Irvine
Medical Director, Hematology and Blood and Donor Services, CHOC



Seattle Children’s is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association CME Accreditation Committee to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Seattle Children’s designates this online educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for up to 1 hour of Category I CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Videos are available for only one year after posting.

If you wish to receive Category I CME credit for viewing this Provider Grand Rounds session, please complete the evaluation form. Upon completion of the form you will receive an auto-reply email that will serve as the only confirmation of your CME credit. Please keep the email for your records.