Activity ID



May 31, 2022

Format Type


CME Credit



CME Provider

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine


Each spotlight module contains an actual cases submitted by practicing clinicians, with expert commentary addressing issues of patient safety and medical errors.

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Educational Objectives

Review common risk factors, typical presentation, methods for risk stratification, and the morbidity, mortality, and cost associated with pulmonary embolism
Describe the options for managing low-risk and high-risk pulmonary embolism, including recent developments in the treatment for submassive pulmonary embolism
Discuss the role of pulmonary embolism response teams in the management of higher risk pulmonary emboli


Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Noncognitive Errors, Hand-offs, Thromboembolism


Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Systems-based Practice

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Rural, Urban

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