Anticoagulation module 5: the role of the pharmacist

Released1 April 2016     Expires: 01 April 2018      Programme: Anticoagulation 0.5 CPD/CME credits

Sponsorship Statement: Supported by an educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) and Pfizer. BMS and Pfizer had no role in the writing of the modules and had no editorial control over the content.

Designed to give healthcare professionals a clear understanding of the role of the pharmacist in anticoagulation. It is one of several modules in our anticoagulation programme.

Module first published: 10 April 2013
Revised module released: 01 April 2016

0.5 CPD/CME credits

Learning objectives

Upon completing this module, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss the role of the hospital and community pharmacist in the provision of anticoagulant services
  • Understand the initiation of anticoagulants, and patient counselling
  • Provide pragmatic advice on use of warfarin and novel oral anticoagulants


Sotiris Antoniou, Consultant Pharmacist, Cardiovascular Medicine, Barts Health NHS Trust and North East London Cardiovascular & Stroke Network


0.5 CPD/CME credits, 0.5 hours
BJC Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module

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