Anticoagulation for Geriatrics Patients
- Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in geriatric patient care.
- UAN: 0012-0000-18-057-H04-P
- CE Hours: 2 General
- Price: $20.00
- Dates Available: 7/1/2018-7/1/2021
- Activity Type: Application
The various oral anticoagulants are discussed in this program, both warfarin and the non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants. Selection of an appropriate oral anticoagulant medication is reviewed as well as possible reversal strategies for each.
- Differentiate the therapeutic considerations for warfarin and the non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs).
- Select the most appropriate medication for anticoagulation when given a patient case.
- Describe the anticoagulation reversal treatment strategies available for anticoagulant medications.
- Describe the opportunities available within the role of the pharmacist associated with the use of NOACs.
The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
Angela M. Thompson, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Brandon J. Sucher, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE, AE-C
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Regis University School of Pharmacy
Priti Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
Schedule of Activities
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