Atrial Fibrillation



21st November 2019



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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation for Practice Pharmacists

Empowering practice pharmacists to manage Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation and improve outcomes for patients

These promotional educational meetings have been developed by Soar Beyond and are fully funded by the BMS/Pfizer Alliance.



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Dr Yassir Javaid

Dr Yassir Javaid MA (Cantab) MRCP MRCGP PGDip Cardiology  – is a Cardiovascular and Diabetes Lead Nene CCG, Primary Care Cardiovascular lead, East Midlands Clinical Network and RCGP Clinical Adviser for Cardiology

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Ketan Kavia

Ketan Kavia is a Pharmacist Advanced Clinical Practitioner. He has a specialist interest in cardio-metabolic medicine and a passion for delivering educational training sessions for GPs and Allied healthcare professionals.

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The workshop will focus on ‘insight’ in the morning and on ‘implementation’ in the afternoon. The day has been structured to allow plenty of networking time and activities.

Morning (09:30 - 12:30)

Our experts will be delivering an insight on the clinical update on guidelines and treatment and management of Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation.

Their engaging presentations will cover:

Understanding Atrial Fibrillation (AF) and Stroke

Management of AF and Stroke Prevention

The practice pharmacist role in AF management Part 1: Detect, Protect, Perfect

Afternoon (13:30 - 17:00)

The interactive afternoon session is focussed on implementation and allows you to put your learning from the morning insight into practice

The interactive sessions will cover:

The practice pharmacist role in AF management Part 2: Managing your Stroke Prevention consultations

Illustrative patient case examples facilitated by fellow practice pharmacists who are already supporting the effective management of Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation

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The agenda, presentations and online resources have been developed by a Clinical Pharmacist and General Practitioner faculty chosen by the BMS/Pfizer Alliance. The BMS/Pfizer Alliance attended the faculty meeting when the agenda and content were discussed and have reviewed the content for technical accuracy and compliance with appropriate regulations and legislation.

The interactive training workshops combine presentations and sharing of best practice by expert Clinical Pharmacists and General Practitioners, who conduct Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation in their own practice.

432UK1901067-01    Date of Preparation – September 2019

This workshop has already taken place.