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Free, accredited online continuing education for pharmacists

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Supporting Effective DOAC Therapy

1.00 Canadian Council On Continuing Education In Pharmacy (CCCEP) CEU(s) / 1.00 Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec (OPQ) CEU(s)

Program available online until: June 01, 2018

This continuing education lesson is designed primarily for pharmacists and has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP)
for 1.00 CEU(s).

This continuing education activity has been accredited by l'Ordre des Pharmaciens du Quebec, which will grant 1.00 CEU(s) to pharmacists who have completed it successfully.

Planning Committee

  • William Semchuk, BSP, MSC, Pharm D, FCSHP.
  • Michael Boivin, B. Pharm., CDE, CTE, CTH.
  • Carlene Oleksyn, B.S.P. Pharm., CDE.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of the program, the participant will be able to:

  • Make recommendations that support the safe, effective, and appropriate use of DOAC therapy in patients with NVAF based on patient characteristics.
  • Describe the role of the pharmacist in stroke prevention for patients who have NVAF and are receiving DOAC therapy.
  • Counsel patients on the safe and appropriate use of DOAC medications to support best outcomes including adherence.

DOAC = direct oral anticoagulant

NVAF = non-valvular atrial fibrillation

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