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University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Perioperative Management of Warfarin Interruption

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Overview / Abstract:
In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr. Victoria Lambert, PharmD, CACP discuss the important aspects of utilizing bridge therapy for patients on long-term anticoagulation.
Target Audience
Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy.
This activity is not accredited for technicians.
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to:

Review recommendations for when to interrupt warfarin therapy
Review guidelines for determining thromboembolic risk
Review recommendations for bridging therapy implementation
Review cases for appropriate method to manage warfarain interruption based on risk stratification.
Apply case-specific monitoring parameters for anticoagulation bridge therapy


May 15, 2019


Pharmacy CPE


Online, Seminar



Credits / Hours

1.0 Continuing Education hours



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Victoria Lambert, Pharm.D.,CACP
William W. Backus Hospital, Norwich, CT

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Anticoagulation / Thrombosis

Keywords / Search Terms

University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Anticoagulation, Anticoagulation Therapy, Warfarin, Bridge Therapy

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