Anticoagulation module 6: Peripheral arterial disease, cancer, thrombosis and anticoagulation requirements

Released 27 October 2021     Expires: 27 October 2023      Programme: Anticoagulation 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: This module and its 2021 revision has been funded by educational grants from Bayer. Bayer had no role in the writing of the modules and had no editorial control over the content.

Designed to give healthcare professionals a greater understanding of peripheral arterial disease, cancer, thrombosis and the requirements for anticoagulation.

Module first published: January 2019
First revision: 27th October 2021

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to:

  • identify peripheral arterial disease and its management
  • understand the risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) and the management options with direct oral anticoagulants
  • know about the prevalence of undiagnosed cancer in patients with an unprovoked VTE and the management of cancer-associated thrombosis


Dr Zara Sayar, Haematology Consultant, Whittington Health NHS Trust, London, and  University College Hospital, London
First revision (2021) by Dr Prabal Mittal, Haematology Clinical Research Fellow, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in association with Dr Zara Sayar


0.5 CPD/CME credit, 0.5 hour
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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