Oral Anticoagulation Management for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Dates
Wednesday 29th June 2016 (09:00-17:00)
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Contact

Amy Partleton
Email: a.partleton@bham.ac.uk
Telephone: 0121 414 2677

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

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

Duration
One day

Location 
Edgbaston Campus, University of Birmingham

Is this course accredited?
This is a 1 day CPD accredited course

Fees
£150  

How to apply 
Register for this course online with a credit/debit card.

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

Cancellations
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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