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Anticoagulation: 2016 Guidelines and Literature Update


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CE Hours


CE Units


Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


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If paying by check please mail to the address below:

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Attn: Continuing Education
301 Pharmacy Lane, CB# 7574 Beard Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


Northwest AHEC


This knowledge-based CPE activity will help participants recognize physiology of hemostasis and thrombosis. A review of updated literature and guidelines for anticoagulation treatment will also be presented including the role of NOACs. At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to provide consistent education to the patient and/or family members about warfarin and other anticoagulant therapy and Discuss the mechanism of action, indications, contraindication and adverse effects of the new oral agents for anticoagulation.


  • Describe the etiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of common hypercoagulable states
  • Discuss new anticoagulant drug therapies and strategies in 2016.
  • Identify optimal approaches to monitoring and adjusting therapy with anticoagulation agents.
  • Review new guidelines from CHEST.


James Groce, PharmD, CACP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Anticoagulation, UNC School of Medicine

Activity Number


Release Date: Aug 1, 2016
Credit Expiration Date: May 26, 2017

CE Hours