Practical Management of Anticoagulation


Program Details

  • Intended Audience:  Pharmacists interested in Anticoagulation
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-22-005-H01-P
  • Contact Hours: 3.0 Consultant Recertification/General hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists
  • Program Fees:
    • Regular Registration: $55.00
    • UF Preceptor/Career Coach: $50.00
    • UF COP Faculty: $45.00
  • UAN Release Date: 04/15/2022
  • UAN Expiration Date: 04/15/2025
  • Activity Type: Knowledge
  • Program Support: No outside financial support was provided.
  • Format Type: This course is self-paced, fully online.
  • Time to Complete: All coursework must be completed within 24 weeks from the date of registration or before date of UAN expiration, 04/15/2025, whichever comes first. This course will no longer be eligible for CE credit after 04/15/2025.


Pharmacists have a long-standing history of providing management of anticoagulant therapy. The content of this program will provide the pharmacist with a review of thromboembolic risk factors and coagulation disorders. Utilizing current guidelines and recommendations, this program will provide the learner with the tools necessary to provide routine management of anticoagulant therapy in outpatient settings. Key concepts will be reinforced though case applications. 

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 3.0 contact hours to meet requirements pursuant to CHAPTER 64B16-26, Florida Statutes, and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code.


At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss treatment strategies for venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation
  • Discuss oral anticoagulants including indications, efficacy and safety, monitoring, dosing and drug interactions
  • Develop individualized plan for peri-procedural management of anticoagulation

Program Overview

Lecture 1: Review of Venous Thromboembolism, Atrial Fibrillation, and other Clotting Risk Factors 

Lecture 2: A Quick Review of Using Warfarin 

Lecture 3: Direct Oral Anticoagulants in the Ambulatory Clinic 

Lecture 4: Periprocedural management 

Lecture 5: Cases

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

In order to earn credit for this course, participants must pass a final assessment with a score of 70% or higher. Two chances to pass the final assessment will be given. If a passing score is not earned by the second attempt, the participant must re-enroll in the course. Upon successful completion of all coursework, participants must complete a course evaluation form.

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Disclosure Statement

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.

Joyanna L Wright

Joyanna L Wright

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
James Taylor
Department: Pharmacy Education and Practice

James Taylor Pharm.D., CDE, BCACP


Additional Resources

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The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.