Patient self-monitoring of oral anticoagulation: how to make it safe and cost effective

Tuesday 24th September 2013 (09:00-17:00)
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Please contact Amy Partleton – 0121 414 2677 /

Course Summary

To provide an educational framework for health professionals requiring the tools for training patients in self-testing or management of oral anticoagulation.

Learning Objectives

Knowledge of how to train patients in:

Understanding the theoretical and practical competencies involved in blood coagulation testing

Understanding how to utilise a POC device

Understanding how to manage anticoagulation and dosage adjustment, documenting INR results and quality control procedures


Professor David Fitzmaurice – GP & Professor of Primary Care, University of Birmingham
Dr Ellen Murray – Senior Lecturer in Primary Care, University of Birmingham
Dr Matthew Fay - GP, Bradford and NHS Improvement National Clinical Lead Heart and Stroke

Course Details


1 day


 Primary care clinical sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

Is this course accredited?

This is a 1 day CPD accredited course.


£125 per person

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