An Introduction to Oral Anticoagulation Management

Medical and Dental Sciences
Monday 18th November 2013 (08:45-17:00)
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Course summary

This course is targeted at nurses, and aims to provide an overview of the management of oral anticoagulation.


Learning Objectives

  • A knowledge of the principles of anticoagulation therapy, indication for use, side effects and interactions
  • A knowledge of the principles of point of care, INR testing & quality assurance
  • A knowledge of the professional guidelines for management of oral anticoagulation, audit procedures & protocol development



Professor David Fitzmaurice – GP & Clinical Lead of Primary Care, UoB
Dr Ellen Murray – Senior Lecturer in Primary Care
Mrs Diane Kitchen – Biomedical Scientist, UK NEQAS for blood coagulation
Dr Chris Gardiner – Research Scientist, University of Oxford


Course Details

One Day

Clinical Sciences Building, University of Birmingham

Is this course accredited? 
This course is CPD accredited. 

£150 per person

How to apply 

Register for this course online using a credit/debit card.
For more information about this course please contact Amy Partleton:
Tel: 0121 414 2677