Anticoagulation Therapy


January 9th, 2009 - January 9th, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, The goal of anticoagulant therapy is to administer the lowest possible dose of anticoagulant to prevent clot formation or expansion. The required degree of anticoagulation continues to evolve as studies provide more information about the efficacy and safety of lower doses. This activity is supported in part by educational grants from Merck and Astellas.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 1/9/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: 1.) Review anticoagulation therapy, with emphasis on improving quality of care. 2.) Discuss appropriate use of warfarin, heparin, LMWH by means of case presentations and examples. 3.) Explain how to appropriately monitor warfarin therapy. 4.) Identify when to recommend bridge therapy for interruption in warfarin therapy.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.