Guide to CAThrombosis.com
Welcome to www. CAThrombosis.com, the online education and information resource for health professionals in the UK and Ireland working in the field of cancer-associated thrombosis.
All content on the site has been independently sourced and developed in collaboration with key opinion leaders in cancer-associated thrombosis. The development of CAThrombosis.com as a professional resource has been made possible by the support of LEO Pharma.
To take full advantage of the resources available on CAThrombosis.com, first, you need to register. This is free to eligible professionals and should only take a couple of minutes. To proceed, click on the ‘Sign Up’ button in the top left hand corner. This brings you to the Registration page.
If you are already registered with Facebook, LinkedIn or Google Plus, you can quickly and easily use these details to pre-fill some of your registration form. You’ll be asked for some additional information, to help us customise services.
Please note a box with text in green, which you should tick in order to receive updates on new content, webinars, etc. from the website. We strongly urge you to tick this box, as otherwise, we have no way of contacting you again in the future. To date, over 85% of people who have registered with CAThrombosis.com have chosen to tick this box to allow us to keep in touch.
Once registered, you can click the ‘bell’ icon in the top right hand corner to visit your custom Login page. Here, you can see a record of all articles or reviews read, any e-learning modules attempted or completed, plus any Event Reminders you may have set, as well as allowing you to edit and update your personal details at any time.
Now that you are registered, you have free access to all site channels. These include seven in-depth and fully referenced articles on all key aspect of cancer-associated thrombosis. Our ‘Resources’ channel allows you to preview or download a range of useful documents and tools. The ‘International Guidelines’ tab gives you access to numerous important guidelines.
Our online e-learning channel currently comprises ‘Module 1 – Prevalence of CAT’. On completion of the module, you will be taken to a 10-part post module MCQ, to assess your knowledge of the topic (the ‘pass’ grade is 80%). Additional modules are being added over time, and you will receive an email alert when a new e-learning module is published.
CAThrombosis.com also includes a ‘Research’ channel that is constantly updated. This gives you convenient access to the latest research in the field of CAT by providing a custom feed of abstracts of relevant clinical papers published on PubMed. You can read Abstracts or view the original articles.
Our Events section comprises a handy Calendar of upcoming national and international meetings and events. You can set multiple ‘Reminders’ of an upcoming event, and you will receive automatic email notifications on request.
The site’s Videos and Webinars channel contains video highlights from the 2015 and 2014 BSH meetings, as well as video summaries of 13 presentations at the 2014 ICTHIC conference. Videos are being added on an ongoing basis. The website also hosts occasional Webinars. As a registered member, you will receive an email notification inviting you to take part in future webinars.
CAThrombosis.com also has its own internal search tool, which allows you to search for results by either relevance or date. We hope you find this website useful and if you wish to contact us, please click the ‘About Us’ tab in the footer and fill in the online form. We will respond to all emails as quickly as possible.