CONTROVERSIES IN MANAGING ANTICOAGULANTS IN OLDER ADULTS

Symposia

  • Date:
  • Time: 11:45am - 12:45pm
  • Track: Clinical Practice
  • CME/CE: 1.0

Presenters: Laurie G. Jacobs, MD, AGSF, FACP & Danielle M. Tompkins, PharmD

Learning Objectives: (1) describe the diversity of anticoagulant agents in clinical use including indications, pharmacology, monitoring and prescribing considerations; (2) evaluate anticoagulant use and considerations for deprescribing; and (3) describe the indications and prescribing considerations for anticoagulant reversal in older adults, including circumstances of emergency surgery and severe bleeding.