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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 

Dr Matt Fay is a GPSI in cardiology in Bradford.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Date module published
Module due for review
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
Precise and informative
Jayendra Chouhan
Asha Latha Narayanaswamy
Relevant questions answered
Katharine Hadrill
esellent. concise and to the point
Clare Hughes
Susan Pinnington