Case Studies in Antithrombotic Therapy



About this Webinar

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Author: Fritsma, George, MS, MLS
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL
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Category: CE Credit, Webinar

Description: George Fritsma, MS, MLS discusses a number of case studies for antithrombotic therapy, including therapy with thrombolytics, glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors (GPIs), and unfractionated heparin; chromogenic factor X testing; coumadin allergies/resistance; and the need for monitoring new oral anticoagulants such as dabigatran and rivaroxaban.

Learning objectives — at the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

• Describe new oral anticoagulants and their mode of action and efficacy
• Discuss means for appropriate monitoring of these new anticoagulants

ASCLS P.A.C.E. credits available through April 12, 2013.