Oral Anticoagulation Management for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Date(s)
Wednesday 21st September 2011 (09:30-17:00)
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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

Who is the course for?
The course is aimed at health care assistants and assistant practitioner working within anticoagulation clinics. This course aims to provide an update on finger pricking technique and quality control.
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Course Details

Duration
One day

Location
Rooms 223/224 Clinical Sciences Building
Primary Care Clinical Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Is this course accredited?
No

Fees
£150 for 2011 courses
Includes tea/coffee and lunch