David Fitzmaurice

Professor of Primary Care,
University of Birmingham

Ellen Murray

Senior Lecturer, Primary Care Clinical Sciences,
University of Birmingham

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module you should:
- Understand the importance of anticoagulation in reducing morbidity and mortality in people with atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism
- Understand the indications and contraindications of different oral anticoagulant drugs, including the direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)
- Be familiar with the starting doses of oral anticoagulant drugs and how to monitor these
- Know how to reverse the effects of anticoagulant drugs
- Appreciate the importance of giving patients adequate information about their proposed therapy and know what issues to cover.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2015-Mar-18
Expiration Date:2019-Mar-02
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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