Oral Anticoagulation Management for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Learning Centre & Primary Care Building
Medical and Dental Sciences
Wednesday 19th October 2016 (09:00-17:00)
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Grace Nikobari
Email: G.Nikobari@bham.ac.uk
Telephone: 0121 414 3281

Course Summary

A course providing a basic knowledge of point of care (POC) devices including blood testing technique and quality control for oral anticoagulation management in primary care.

Learning outcomes

  • A basic knowledge of the principles of anticoagulation therapy, indications for its use, side effects and interactions 
  • An understanding of the principles of point of care testing, finger prick technique and quality control 
  • An understanding of the important components of a protocol for management of oral anticoagulation in primary care


Mrs Dianne Kitchen - Specialist Scientific Lead for Point of Care Programmes, UK NEQAS Blood Coagulation

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners.

Course details

One day

Primary Care Clinical Sciences Building
Edgbaston Campus 
University of Birmingham


How to apply 
For more information about this course please contact Grace Nikobari:
Email: G.Nikobari@bham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0121 414 3281

Fees will be refunded on a sliding scale as follows: within 2 weeks prior to course date 25% refunded; 2-4 weeks prior to course date 50% refunded, 4-6 weeks prior to course date 75%; 6 weeks plus 100% refund. It may be possible to transfer your reserved place to another available date when 6 weeks or more notice is provided, transfers with less than 6 weeks before date of course are subject to administration fees.
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