Venous thromboembolism

The importance of the practice pharmacist in systematising VTE reviews

Date: 2nd November 2021

Cost: Free

Virtual Workshop 20:00-21:30

This promotional educational meeting has been developed by Soar Beyond and the BMS/Pfizer Alliance and is fully funded by the BMS/Pfizer Alliance. This is intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only. Treatment options will be discussed at this meeting. Eliquis (apixaban) prescribing information can be found here.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found here, or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. Adverse events should also be reported to Bristol-Myers Squibb via [email protected] or 08007311736 (UK).

At this virtual workshop hear from our expert speakers Sarah Bond, lead pharmacist for anticoagulant services at Great Western Hospital, and Raman Sharma, senior clinical pharmacist and quality improvement lead for the local GP federation in Bradford.

They will both equip you with the knowledge and confidence to start systematising and implementing VTE patient reviews in your practice. This is an ideal enhancement for clinical pharmacists taking the lead on anticoagulation.

Speakers

Sarah Bond

Sarah qualified as a pharmacist from Bath University in 1990 and got her Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy from Bath in 1994. She has specialised in Anticoagulation since 1999 and for the last 10 years has jointly led the Anticoagulant Service at Great Western Hospital, Swindon.

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Raman Sharma

Raman is a senior clinical pharmacist in general practice and quality improvement lead (QIP) for the local GP federation in Bradford. Raman has an interest in cardio-metabolic medicine, and has already undertaken extensive audit stratification and prioritisation of patients on anticoagulation treatments which he will be sharing.

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Agenda

Learning objectives:

  • To refresh on the NICE guidance and overview of the VTE patient journey
  • Explore the opportunity for clinical pharmacists to systematise and improve the annual review process in patients with VTE
  • Consider how to counsel and assess risk factors for VTE recurrence using a case study
  • To equip you to utilise the i2i resources to implement in practice

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This promotional educational meeting has been developed by Soar Beyond and the BMS/Pfizer Alliance and is fully funded by the BMS/Pfizer Alliance. This is intended for UK Healthcare Professionals only. Treatment options will be discussed at this meeting. Eliquis (apixaban) prescribing information can be found here.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found here, or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. Adverse events should also be reported to Bristol-Myers Squibb via [email protected] or 08007311736 (UK).

Job bag : CV-GB-2100361

Date of Preparation: September 2021

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