What is a thrombosis nurse specialist – and could you be one?
The role involves delivering evidence-based care in preventing, diagnosing and treating venous thromboembolism and providing anticoagulation for patients
Thrombosis nurse specialists provide safe and effective anticoagulation for patients who have, or are at risk of, thrombotic or embolic disease.
What does the role involve?
The primary role of a thrombosis nurse specialist is to deliver evidence-based care in preventing, diagnosing and treating VTE.
At my workplace, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in London, we run different nurse-led outpatient clinics, including
Want to read more?
Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today
Save over 50% on your first three months:
- Customisable clinical dashboard featuring 200+ topics
- Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals including Primary Health Care
- RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
- NMC-compliant RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
- Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests