Antiplatelets and Anticoagulants

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57m
Updated 27 Jun 2024 Certificate

Anticoagulants and antiplatelet medications are considered high-risk medications. This Ausmed Course will encourage learners to consider and understand their actions, indications, adverse reactions and interactions when caring for a person taking anticoagulants or antiplatelet medications.

Content

5 Video Units • 15 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
2m
Pretest
3 Questions
Names, Classes and Where They Act
3 Questions
11m
Indications and Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)
2 Questions
11m
Management of Bleeding
2 Questions
8m
Medication Interactions
3 Questions
7m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Identify where antiplatelets and anticoagulants act on the human body.

2

Explain the indications and common adverse drug reactions of antiplatelets and anticoagulants.

3

Describe the management of bleeding related to antiplatelets and anticoagulants.

4

Apply knowledge of important medication interactions to practice.

Who it's for:

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

Purpose

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

Topics

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Last updated27 Jun 2024

Published15 Feb 2021

Due for review30 Jul 2024
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Anyone involved in the creation of Ausmed content declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used where possible.

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