SHY: Professional Development Series for Pharmacist: DOAC: Dodging Oncologic Associated Clots - November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020

Pharmacy continues to evolve and with that comes practices changes, new challenges and areas for improvement. ISMP continues to update their safety recommendations and Pennsylvania state board of pharmacy requires that all pharmacists have 2 patient safety contact hours for license renewal.

Target Audience

UPMC Shadyside pharmacy employees

Learning Objectives

Identify two characteristics of oncology patients that may benefit from the use direct oral anticoagulants approved for cancer-associated VTE

Recognize the clinical and economic factors that support the use of DOACs over low molecular weight heparin in cancer-associated VTE 

List 3 barriers to using DOACs in the oncology population 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 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.
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/19/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
11/19/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
11/19/2020 - 1:33pm

Pharmacy continues to evolve and with that comes practices changes, new challenges and areas for improvement. ISMP continues to update their safety recommendations and Pennsylvania state board of pharmacy requires that all pharmacists have 2 patient safety contact hours for license renewal.

Shadyside Hospital
Pittsburgh , PA
United States

Jenna Christner, PharmD

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This knowledge-based activity provides 0.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 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.
  • 0.50 Attendance
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