- Pharmacy Technicians
This CE activity was developed by The Rx Consultant, a publication of Continuing Education Network, Inc.
CE activities for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians:
This continuing education (CE) activity meets the requirements of all state boards of pharmacy for approved continuing education hours. CE credit is automatically reported to CPE Monitor.
CE activities for Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists:
This continuing education activity meets the requirements of:
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for formally approved continuing education (CE) hours, and CE hours of pharmacotherapeutics.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) for acceptable, accredited CE.
This is a pharmacotherapeutics/pharmacology CE activity.
Continuing Education Network, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Requirements for CE Credit
- List the generic and brand names for the five Direct-acting Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) currently on the market. Identify 1 administration factor to consider with each medication.
- State 2 advantages DOACs have over warfarin. Identify common side effects of anticoagulants.
- For each DOAC, list FDA approved indications; discuss the appropriate dosing for each indication.
- List the DOAC reversal agents currently on the market. Recognize when the use of a reversal agent is indicated and when it is contraindicated.
Kristen Tasca, PharmD, BCPS
Brief Bio : Kristen Tasca, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Pharmacist at CedarsSinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. She assists with the hospital anticoagulation program. Dr. Tasca has also served as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Cardiology department at University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Disclosure : Dr. Tasca reports no financial relationship with the manufacturer(s) or provider(s) of any commercial product(s) or service(s) that appear in this issue.
Release Date: Nov 23, 2018
Credit Expiration Date: Nov 23, 2021