Oral Anticoagulation Management for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Medical and Dental Sciences
Monday 2nd February 2015 (09:00-17:00)
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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


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

One day  

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

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


How to apply 

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