Specifically designed for Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners
Our one day course provides you with a basic knowledge of point of care devices including blood testing technique and quality control for oral anticoagulation management in primary care.
You'll also have the opportunity to learn about the principles of anticoagulation therapy, indications for its use and potential side effects and interactions.
Could this be your chance to improve your patients' treatment and quality of life?
• A basic knowledge of the principles of anticoagulation therapy, indications for its use, side effects and interactions
• An understanding of principles of point of care testing, finger prick technique and quality control
• An understanding of the important components of a protocol for management of oral anticoagulation in primary care
Example Course Programme
|9.45am||Coffee and registration|
|10.00am||Welcome and course overview|
|10.15am||An overview of how warfarin works and BSH guidelines|
|11.15am||Anticoagulant point of care testing, Health and Safety, and Quality Control|
|12.45pm||POC Practical Workshop|
|1.45pm||POC Management Workshop|
|2.15pm||Audit and protocol development|
|3.30pm||Discussion and Close|