PULSE: Make Up Your Mind: Direct Oral Anticoagulant Reversal in Intracranial Hemorrhage

February 2, 2022

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

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify patients indicated for anticoagulation reversal with intracranial hemorrhage (ICH).
  2. Describe the utilization and limitations of reversal agents for direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).
  3. Discuss literature regarding the efficacy and safety of both Andexanet alfa (Andexxa®) and 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate (Kcentra®).
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: 
02/02/2022
Course expires: 
03/02/2022
Event starts: 
02/02/2022 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
02/02/2022 - 2:30pm

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

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Marissa L. Campagna, PharmD

PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident

UPMC Presbyterian

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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