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Key questions on anticoagulation

Module summary

Dr Matt Fay, GPSI in cardiology, answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on heparin, the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and when to stop anticoagulation.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on the issues regarding anticoagulation, such as:

  • When a NOAC should be chosen over warfarin
  • The use of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH)
  • How often NOACs should be monitored
  • Patients on warfarin consuming alcohol 
Author

Dr Matt Fay is a GPSI in cardiology in Bradford.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Date module published
02/09/2015
Module due for review
02/09/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Useful
Paula Jarman
20.09.2017.
Good
Robert Mchugh
18.08.2017.
Very informative and relevant to my practice. Good learning points
Anthony Gascoyne
17.08.2017.
Questions were set just right in terms of relevance to the GP at the coal face.
Clear and informative.
Mark Saville
29.07.2017.
excellent-punchy, bite size learning useful!
James Coady
11.07.2017.