This course provides a review of the anatomy and physiology of platelets, there role in bleeding, and the effect/use of antiplatelets in stopping bleeding. The course examines the role of platelets in clotting. It also reviews the classes of antiplatelet medications, and their position in clot prevention compared to their risk of bleeding. Classification, guidelines, therapeutic approaches, and established responses within the context of clot prevention versus bleeding risks are discussed. Symptoms, effects, and treatment options of different pathophysiological disorders are also reviewed.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Outline the various classes of antiplatelets
- Discuss the pharmacology of the antiplatelet agents
- Outline the structure of the platelets
- List the functions of platelets
- Describe the process of clotting
- Outline how antiplatelet drugs are associated with bleeding risks
- Explain how to prevent and control bleeding when using antiplatelets
Contact Hours : 5 Hours
Course Fee: $20 / Participant
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, Jr., MD
Target Audience: Nursing Healthcare Professionals
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
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