Case Studies in Drug Interactions with Anticoagulation Therapy

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In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Philip Hritcko, PharmD, CACP discusses the important drug interactions with anticoagulation therapy and discusses cases related to drug interactions.

Target Audience

Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy.

This activity is not accredited for technicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Identify clinically significant drug interactions with anticoagulation therapy.
  • Discuss drug interactions that patients may hear about, but are generally not clinically significant.
  • Analyze cases to determine if a drug interaction is clinically significant.
  • Formulate plans for the identified drug interactions in simulated cases.
  • Formulate monitoring parameters for the identified drug interactions in the simulated cases.

Activity Faculty

Philip M. Hritcko, Pharm.D., CACP
Associate Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
UConn School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines, The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy requires that faculty disclose any relationship that the faculty may have with commercial entities whose products or services may be mentioned in the activity.

Philip Hritcko, PharmD, CACP has no actual or potential conflicts of interest associated with this presentation.

Program Fees

Click on the registration link to register for this activity.  The cost is $15.00 if purchased individually.  If purchased with bundled pricing, 13 activities (12 hours CE) will cost $120.00

This activity has been supported by an educational grant from CSL Behring.

ACPE logoThe University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) will be awarded to pharmacists who submit the assessment successfully with a passing grade of 70% and complete the evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-15-085-H01-P).  Credits will  be electronically transmitted to CPE Monitor within 72 hours of completing the activity.

Initial release date:  May 15, 2016
Planned expiration date:  May 15, 2019

Disclaimer:
The material presented here does not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy or its co-sponsor affiliates. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.