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Additional Education

Transitions of Care Summit

Our April 2018 Anticoagulation Boot Camp featured content focusing on Transitions of Care. This summit included highlights of innovative programs, patient case studies and ideas for practice improvement in all aspects of patient transition. Portions of the summit are available for review. 

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Boot Camp Fundamentals

The following modules are foundational work originally part of our Boot Camp curriculum. These narrated PowerPoint presentations will give you a thorough background prior to attending AC Forum Boot Camp or before completing other more complex coursework.  

Module 1: Hemostasis & Thrombosis Fundamentals
Dan Witt, PharmD, University of Utah College of Pharmacy

Module 2: Clinical Application of Anticoagulant Drug Pharmacology
Sara R. Vazquez, PharmD, BCPS, CACP, University of Utah Health Thrombosis Service


Compact Lessons

Cancer-Associated Thrombosis Video

David Garcia, MD


This short whiteboard video outlines important considerations for patients with cancer and their risk of blood clots. Dr. David Garcia provides patients with information about the signs, symptoms, and treatment for cancer-associated thrombosis. This project was supported through a grant from the BMS-Pfizer Alliance.

  


Vascular Protection Animated Lesson

Jeff Weitz, MD, FRCP(C), FACP


This short and concise animated video addresses the history of cardiovascular disease, the role of anticoagulation in vascular protection and an overview of the methods of treatment for thrombosis.

  


Efficiency and Effectiveness of Anticoagulation – Related Discharge Communication

Kelly Rudd, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CACP


Dr. Rudd reviews her poster evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of an anticoagulation discharge summary using 14 elements considered essential during care transitions (IPRO's Anticoagulation Discharge Communication tool). Results will help to inform improvements in future tools. Originally presented at THSNA 2018.

  



Structure and Function of US Anticoagulation Clinics: An AC Forum Membership Survey

Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSc


Dr. Barnes provides an overview of survey results from member clinics about their structure, function and services in his presentation from THSNA 2018. Thank you to our members for participating in this important survey. Read more detailed results in the Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.