Pulse - From Clot to Not: Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Cirrhosis_enduring

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

Patients with cirrhosis are at high risk of thrombosis and bleeding. Literature is conflicting on the efficacy and safety of anticoagulation in this population. This education will detail appropriate treatment recommendations for the use of direct oral anticoagulants in the setting of cirrhosis.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Define cirrhosis pathophysiology and thrombosis risk

Discuss current guidelines and literature on the efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants in the setting of patients with cirrhosis

Describe appropriate treatment recommendations for use of direct oral anticoagulants in the setting of cirrhosis

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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: 
07/31/2023
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
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New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

Patients with cirrhosis are at high risk of thrombosis and bleeding. Literature is conflicting on the efficacy and safety of anticoagulation in this population. This education will detail appropriate treatment recommendations for the use of direct oral anticoagulants in the setting of cirrhosis.

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Brianne Slaven PharmD

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.

 

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

 

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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