PULSE: Left Ventricular Thrombus: DOAC or Don’t?

November 3, 2021

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

Describe the pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnostic criteria of left ventricular thrombus

Discuss the role of anticoagulation and current guideline directed therapy for treatment of left ventricular thrombus

Explain the safety and efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants for the treatment of left ventricular thrombus

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: 
11/03/2021
Course expires: 
12/03/2021
Event starts: 
11/03/2021 - 1:30pm
Event ends: 
11/03/2021 - 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

Matthew Jackson, PharmD
PGY1 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership 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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