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Controlling the Clot: Understanding Oral Anticoagulation for Pharmacy Technicians

Program Type



1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Offline Date:

Monday, December 7, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Monday, December 7, 2020

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician



  • Overview

    Oral anticoagulants work by various mechanisms to prevent clot formation or prevent current clots from getting larger and causing complications. These therapies come with many associated risks such as increased risk of bleeding events and many drug-drug interactions. This program will go over current oral anticoagulation therapies focusing on their indication and the agents commonly used.


    Slide Document:   17242L01_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   17242L01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Pharmacy Technician

    Understand when anticoagulation therapy is needed
    Be able to identify warfarin strength based on tablet color
    Identify commonly used anticoagulants by brand/generic

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-242-H01-T

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

    PharmCon, Inc. 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.

Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones

Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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