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 (Antiplatelets and Bleeding Risks), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians 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
Author: Jassin M. Jouria, Jr., MD
Contact Hours: 5 Hours
Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)
Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians
Cost: $30 / Participant
Course No: Pharmacist: 0384-9999-20-109-H01-P Technicians: 0384-9999-20-109-H01-T
Release Date: 12/01/2020 Expiration Date: 12/01/2023
Course Completion Certificate: A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email. Credit will be reported to CPE monitor within 30 days of completion.
National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education.
Biologix Solutions LLC is approved as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education by NPTA. Approval
Disclaimers: Mr. Phillip has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program. This program received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.
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