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.
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
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.
Rooms 223/224 2nd Floor, Clinical Sciences Building
University of Birmingham
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course
How to apply
For more information about this course please contact Amy Partleton:
Tel: 0121 414 2677