Delivery of Anticoagulant Clinics in Primary Care - 2 Day Course

Canterbury Kent CT2 9AG, Hall Place
Health and Wellbeing
Thursday 22 (09:00) - Friday 23 March 2018 (17:00)

The course is designed to allow practitioners to meet the practice competencies required to undertake monitoring and management of oral anticoagulation therapy in adult patients.

Course details

Richardson (HPf09), Hall Place (day 1) 22 March 2018 9am - 5pm £90 for two days
Richardson (HPf09), Hall Place (day 2) 23 March 2018 9am - 5pm

This course will equip individual practitioners with knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to effectively and safely monitor and manage oral, vitamin k antagonist anticoagulation therapy in adult patients. The course does not cover in detail the setting up of clinics or use of computer-aided decision–making software but does signpost to further sources for both these areas. This course will appeal to Primary Care Health Professionals - qualified providers across primary care (GP practices and pharmacies). 

The two day course will include:

  • Biomedical Science: The Clotting Process and how laboratory testing measures it and practical training in near patient testing
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology: Indications for anticoagulation and contraindications and management of special circumstances
  • Anticoagulation Pharmacology: Actions and interactions of anticoagulants and side effects and their management
  • Care Delivery: Local and National Guidelines and protocols, support of clients with specific needs and dosing workshop

Course facilitator: Sarah Crouch MSc. Senior Lecturer School of Nursing and Liz Williams Senior Lecturer School of Nursing

This course does not carry academic credits but an attendance certificate will be issued.

Please note that refreshments/lunch are not included in the price of the workshop but there is a cafe on site.



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