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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Offline Date

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, March 27, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are recognized by guidelines as first-line options for the treatment of venous thromboembolism and prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in nonvalular atrial fibrillation. Now that multiple 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. 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

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   18046H01_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18046H01_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Based on risks for bleeding and other risk characteristics, recommend appropriate modifications and dose adjustments of direct oral anticoagulants
      Differentiate among the pharmacotherapeutic options available for the treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism
      Apply knowledge of clinical trial data and guidelines in order to determine the most appropriate anticoagulant for individualized patients

      Nurse

      Differentiate among the pharmacotherapeutic options available for the treatment of non-valvular atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism
      Based on risks for bleeding and other risk characteristics, recommend appropriate modifications and dose adjustments of direct oral anticoagulants
      Apply knowledge of clinical trial data and guidelines in order to determine the most appropriate anticoagulant for individualized patients
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-677676

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-046-H01-P
      Nurse 0798-0000-18-046-H01-N

      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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