New: Anticoagulation Forum | Ansell Fellowship Program

We are pleased to announce the Anticoagulation Forum | Ansell Fellowship Program, supporting advanced training for physicians dedicated to the fields of venous thromboembolism (VTE), vascular diseases, anticoagulation, and related areas. The Anticoagulation Forum will award 4-7 fellowship grants each year, for a total of 18 fellowships through 2023. Institutions may apply for one fellowship grant each year. Applications are due on January 15, 2020, and institutions will be notified by January 31. This award is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC. 


FREE CE | Anticoagulation Forum Webinars

Through our partnership with freeCE, we now offer credit for our select webinars. If you participated in these webinars live, you may now go to the AC Forum freeCE landing page and get pharmacy and nursing continuing education credit for those webinars.You will need to create an account with freeCE to access the programs. There is no cost to register. 


Supporting Implementation of New Joint Commission NPSG

The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal related to anticoagulant therapy has been updated with 6 new Elements of Performance (EPs). The AC Forum has indexed our resources as they relate to each EP and created a Centers of Excellence Resource Center new section: NPSG Elements, listed under the Quality Improvement menu on the left side. Here you’ll find:


FDA-funded Anticoagulation Stewardship Guide

Download our new FDA-funded release, Core Elements of the Anticoagulation Stewardship Program, which outlines systemic protocols designed  to improve the safety  and quality of care for patients and reduce the adverse drug effects related to anticoagulant medications.