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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Friday, November 30, 2018

    Offline Date

    Sunday, December 1, 2019

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, September 25, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Nurse

    Cost

    $0.00

    • Overview

      Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are the first-line options for the treatment of venous thromboembolism and prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Since 2009, four DOACs have been FDA approved for these indications, and their use is wide-spread, it is challenging to ensure patient safety as each agent has slightly different pharmacokinetic considerations with its use. Certain clinical situations may favor one DOAC over another. This program will address safety and efficacy with each agent, initial recommendations for dosing and adjustments based on renal considerations, drug interactions, and age and weight. Common risk factors for bleeding will be identified as well as options in support of the management of bleeding, if it should occur, are proposed.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   18150H01_2pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18150H01_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18150H01_1pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      An educational grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance
    • Pharmacist

      Choose an anticoagulation treatment plan based on patient specific factors and special considerations to improve patient outcomes
      Describe the new and emerging reversal agents for the management of bleeding in a patient taking oral anticoagulants
      Assess the need for anticoagulation therapy for prevention of stroke and VTE
      Compare and contrast the indications, advantages and potential adverse effects of direct oral anticoagulants

      Nurse

      Compare and contrast the indications, advantages and potential adverse effects of direct oral anticoagulants
      Assess the need for anticoagulation therapy for prevention of stroke and VTE
      Choose an anticoagulation treatment plan based on patient specific factors and special considerations to improve patient outcomes
      Describe the new and emerging reversal agents for the management of bleeding in a patient taking oral anticoagulants
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-638507

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-150-H01-P
      Nurse 0798-0000-18-150-H01-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


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