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The role of the pharmacist in warfarin therapy

The role of the pharmacist in warfarin therapy

warfarin and oral anticoagulant therapy

From this pharmacy CPD module on the role of the pharmacist in warfarin therapy you will learn:

  • How long patients will be on warfarin therapy
  • What a patient should do if they miss a dose
  • Advice you can provide on day-to-day life for these patients
  • What you should consider when dispensing warfarin

Download this module - this includes the 5-minute test - here.

As warfarin is such a common drug, pharmacists and their staff need to understand their role in ensuring its safe and effective use.

How international normalised ratio (INR) is measured, and some of the common interactions of warfarin, are outlined in CPD module 1849. This module will focus on the role of the pharmacist and their staff in warfarin therapy.

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