Anticoagulation Forum

Missed our 16th National Conference on Anticoagulation Therapy?
View presentations on your own schedule through January 15, 2022, including recorded versions of our Live Q&A’s and President’s Panel!

Up to 13.75 hours of Enduring CE Available.

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!

IDEA Initiative

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Allyship (IDEA) Initiative was established to address systemic racism and the resulting health disparities. Through this Initiative, the AC Forum will work to increase awareness and promote diversity in our leadership, membership, and programming.

Our initiatives include a webinar series, educational tools and resources, as well as scholarships to our conference and Boot Camp programs.

Learn more here.

"Addressing Health Disparities in Your Practice"
Kimberly Terry, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

In this highlight from the AC Forum 2021 National Conference, Dr. Kimmy Terry discusses patient populations most impacted by health disparities, as well as how you can assess and minimize health disparities in your practice.

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Health Disparities & Patient Care: Could I Have Prevented a Stroke?

Don’t miss our upcoming webinar on Thursday, December 16, 2021 @ 12:00 PM ET.

Health Disparities are systematic differences in the health status of different population groups that are closely linked to social, economic, and environmental disadvantages. Implicit bias, language barriers, and a lack of cultural sensitivity all contribute to the quality of care a patient receives. Culturally competent medical professionals are able to provide optimal care by tailoring health care delivery to meet a patients social, cultural, and linguistic needs. In this webinar, we will discuss how an understanding of the social determinants of health can inform how practitioners engage with patients and introduce a new AC Forum resource on this important topic.

Presenters & Authors:
• April Allen, PharmD, CACP
• Danielle Jenkins, RN, BSN
• Julia Mulheman, PharmD
• Sara Vazquez, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
• Terri Wiggins, MS

We are pleased to provide enduring accreditation for this webinar!

ASHP Podcast: VTE Prophylaxis in the Medically Ill: Extending the Conversation, Part 3

In this podcast clip, AC Forum President Dr. Allison Burnett highlights the importance of anticoagulation stewardship, a key step in moving the needle on improving the safe and effective use of anticoagulants.

Listen to the full Podcast.  

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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