Warfarin: A medication series update

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Provider
My Midwifery & Nursing CPD (MNCPD)

Overview

Warfarin is used to prevent systemic embolism, stroke associated with atrial fibrillation, and venous thromboembolism.

Nurses play a vital role in supporting, educating and monitoring patients prescribed warfarin. This module discusses the uses of warfarin, indications, dosing and monitoring, point of care testing and adverse effects.

Learning Objective

At the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • Know the indications, contraindications and interactions of warfarin
  • Understand the nurse's role in educating, monitoring and supporting patients prescribed warfarin
  • Know how self-management may benefit patients
Type
Online Learning
Delivery
Online
Title
Warfarin: A medication series update
Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
ONLINE
Provider Type
Education Provider
CPD Points
1
Price
Free
Location
Online
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