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Risk Management in Anticoagulation

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, PharmD, CACP, BCPS discusses the main issues related to the management of risk when pharmacists are involved in anticoagulation management.

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:

  • Discuss the education and training needs of pharmacists who participate in anticoagulation services.
  • Discuss the documentation needs of a pharmacists-run anticoagulation service or clinic.
  • Identify corporate infrastructure needs to support anticoagulation services or clinics.

Activity Faculty

Michael Smith, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
East 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.

Michael Smith, PharmD, BCPS, CACP has nothing to disclose

Program Fees

Click on the registration link to register for this activity.  The cost is $15.00 if registering separately or 13 activities for $120.00 if bundling.  See registration site for details.

Grant Funding

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

The 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 view the presentation, pass the learning assessment with a grade of 70% or better and complete an evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-15-081-H04-P) After January 1, 2013 statements of credit will also be automatically uploaded to the CPE Monitor System within 72 hours of completing the activity.

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

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