Direct Oral Anticoagulant Stewardship: Clinical Pearls and Use in Special Populations

June 17, 2021

This activity will provide the pharmacists a comprehensive review of literature surrounding the use of direct oral anticoagulants, as well as the guideline recommendations. Pharmacists will be equipped to make an educated decision and appropriate interventions for specific patient cases

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

1. Identify mechanisms of action and unique characteristics of each direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC)

2. Compare the recommendations for use of direct oral anticoagulants in the treatment of venous thromboembolism and stroke prophylaxis

3. Evaluate patient-specific factors to guide anticoagulant therapy decisions for various disease states

4. Formulate a reversal strategy for each direct oral anticoagulant

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
06/17/2021
Course expires: 
07/17/2021
Event starts: 
06/17/2021 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
06/17/2021 - 6:00pm

This activity will provide the pharmacists a comprehensive review of literature surrounding the use of direct oral anticoagulants, as well as the guideline recommendations. Pharmacists will be equipped to make an educated decision and appropriate interventions for specific patient cases

Teams Meeting
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Soyoung Kim, PharmD, BCCCP

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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