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Study Days, Seminars & Events

June 2018

Introduction to Anticoagulation

6 June 2018, Warwick Medical School


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Introduction to Anticoagulation

Anticoagulation therapy is key to the treatment and prevention of deep vein thrombosis, which affects around 1 in 1,000 people in the UK each year.

This one day overview gives you the opportunity to explore the principles of anticoagulation therapy while gaining practical knowledge such as professional guidelines for oral anticoagulation, audit procedures and protocol development. You'll also learn about point of care testing and devices, as well as anticoagulation drug interactions and side effects.

Learning Objectives

  • Knowledge of the principles of anticoagulation therapy, indications for use, side effects and interactions
  • Knowledge of the principles of point of care INR tests and quality assurance
  • Knowledge of the professional guidelines for management of oral anticoagulation, audit procedures and protocol development.

Course Suitability

This course is suitable for GPs, Practice Nurses, Hospital nurses, Pharmacists and all Health Care Professionals involved in, or planning to be involved in, clinical management of patients receiving Anticoagulation therapy.

 

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