Oral Anticoagulation Management for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners

Course Overview

This 1 day course provides a basic knowledge of point of care (POC) devices including blood testing technique and quality control for oral anticoagulation management in primary care, through a series of lectures and workshops.

Learning outcomes

  • A basic knowledge of the principles of anticoagulation therapy, indications for its use, side effects and interactions
  • An understanding of 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

Credits

CPD accredited

Dates

26th June 2013

9th October 2013

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Professor David Fitzmaurice – GP & Professor of Primary Care

Dr Ellen Murray – Senior Lecturer in Primary Care

Mrs Dianne Kitchen - Specialist Scientific Lead for Point of Care Programmes, UK NEQAS Blood Coagulation

Stand Alone Course

To apply, please contact Tamara Ball, 0121 414 3281, t.c.ball@bham.ac.uk

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Fee

£150

Course fact file

Type of Course: Continuing professional development, module

Details

  • 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

Fees and funding

Registration is £150 per person.
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.

How to apply

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

To register please visit:
www.medicine.bham.ac.uk/cpdcourses