Oral Anticoagulation Management for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Date(s)
Wednesday 1st July 2015 (09:00-17:00)
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Description

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

Speakers

Dr Ellen Murray – Senior Lecturer in Primary Care
Mrs Dianne Kitchen - Specialist Scientific Lead for Point of Care ProgrammesUK NEQAS Blood Coagulation

Who is the course for?

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

Course details

Duration
One day

Location 
Rooms 223/224 2nd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building
University of Birmingham

This is a 1 day CPD accredited course

Fees
£150  


How to apply 
For more information about this course please contact Amy Partleton:
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk 
Tel: 0121 414 2677