Available Strategies to Reverse Oral Anticoagulation Medications

In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, PharmD, CACP discusses the reversal of oral anticoagulation medications.

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:

  • Describe the pharmacological agents and therapeutic strategies available for use in patients who experience major bleeding
  • Discuss the risks and limitations of current agents available for reversal
  • Develop treatment plans to manage severe bleeding in a patient on anticoagulation therapy

Activity Faculty:

Michael Smith, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
Eastern Region Clinical Manager, Pharmacy
Hartford Healthcare
William W. Backus Hospital
Norwich, 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.

Dr. Michael Smith, 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 bundled pricing is used it will be 13 activities (12 hours CE) for $120.00. See registration site for details.

Grant Funding:

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. 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEU) will be awarded to pharmacists who view the presentation, pass the learning assessment with a grade of 70% or better and complete an evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-15-083-H01-P) Credits will  be electronically submitted to CPE Monitor within 72 hours of completing the activity.

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

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.