Antiplatelets and Anticoagulants

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Details
CPD57m of CPD
First Published
Updated16 February 2021
Expires 16 February 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Anticoagulants and antiplatelet medications are considered high-risk medications. Actions, indications, adverse reactions and interactions must be considered and understood when caring for a person taking anticoagulants or antiplatelet medications.

Topics
  • Names, classes and where they act
  • Indications and adverse drug reactions (ADRs)
  • Management of bleeding
  • Medication interactions.
Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to assist with revising and increasing your knowledge of anticoagulants and antiplatelets.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify where antiplatelets and anticoagulants act on the human body.
  • Explain the indications and common adverse drug reactions of antiplatelets and anticoagulants.
  • Describe the management of bleeding related to antiplatelets and anticoagulants.
  • Apply knowledge of important medication interactions to practice.
Target Audience

Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the prescribing, dispensing and administration of antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications throughout patient care.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD57m of CPD
First Published
Updated16 February 2021
Expires
16 February 2022
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Blood
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Haematology
Medications
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