Oct 25, 2021  
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2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHCY 887 - Anticoagulation in Clinical Practice


2 Credits
This course provides a focused overview of the major topics in anticoagulation management encountered in clinical practice, including commonly encountered pharmacotherapeutic challenges. Topics discussed include a brief review of prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism and anticoagulation in various disease states, anticoagulation in special patient populations, in-depth discussion of the role of direct oral anticoagulants in therapy, in-depth discussion of vitamin K antagonists and review of treatment plans requiring modification of anticoagulation, including therapeutics of reversal agents. Students develop a working knowledge and skill set based on current guidelines that is helpful in providing “pharmacy-managed” anticoagulation services in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Elective course.
 
Prerequisite(s): Pharmacy courses are only open to Pharmacy students.



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