Anticoagulation Forum

Managing Anticoagulation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

AC Forum will continue to offer guidance on how best to protect your patients and staff while providing anticoagulation management during the current pandemic. Check back often for new updates!

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February Webinar: Vascular Protection in Patients with CAD/PAD

Don’t miss our upcoming webinar on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 @ 4:00 PM ET.

 

Patients with peripheral artery disease are at risk for major cardiovascular and limb events. Recently, two trials have demonstrated a reduction in major cardiac and limb events when patients with PAD are given aspirin plus rivaroxaban. This webinar will review the evidence behind the use of a “dual pathway inhibition” strategy and introduce a new ACE Rapid Resource.

 

Presenters:
  • Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSc
  • Marc Bonaca, MD, MPH
  • Henry Han, MD
  • Eva Kline-Rogers, MS, NP
  • Bishoy Ragheb, PharmD


We are pleased to provide live & enduring accreditation for this webinar!


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and the Anticoagulation Forum. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



Physicians
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hours.

Pharmacists
Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 knowledge-based CPE contact hours.


Practitioner's Guide for Improving Oral Anticoagulant Use, Online CE from the FDA (CE), June 2020

Free 1-hour course from the FDA on all the fundamental aspects of oral anticoagulation management including overviews of disease state & risk assessment, warfarin, DOACs, DDIs and patient issues such as compliance & joint decision-making; slides and transcript available for download; 1 hour of continuing education credit is available for physicians, nurses & pharmacists until 6/1/23.

View Course Here  


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. 

 

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