FACULTY:
James S. Kalus, PharmD, FASHP Director of Pharmacy Henry Ford Health System Detroit, Michigan

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Analyze the unaddressed gaps of reversal agents for direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and the risk of bleeding complications
  • Identify patients hwho are at high risk for major bleeding secondary to DOAC use 
  • Examine current and emerging DOAC reversal agents and their safety and efficacy 
  • Explore the role of the health-system pharmacist in ensuring optimal management of the patient with DOAC-associated bleeding and implementing standards of practice for reversal agents using clinical vignetttes. 

TARGET AUDIENCE: Health-system pharmacists 
ACTIVITY TYPE: Application
RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2019
EXPIRATION DATE: March 15, 2020
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours
FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org.