Anticoagulants - What Pharmacists need to know - On Demand

About the event

This course is provided by College Education and Training, a business unit of Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Inc.

Presented by:

Associate Professor John Carter a Haematologist based in Wellington. John is an Associate Professor at the Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago.

This webinar was original recorded on:

29 May 2018, reviewed and updated August 2020

Sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim New Zealand

College Education and Training would like to acknowledge Boehringer Ingelheim for their support of this webinar. The information presented in this learning module was developed independently of their support.

Learning Objectives:

On completion of this course, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe monitoring strategies for the main anticoagulants available in New Zealand.
  • Recognise the current main indications for these anticoagulants.
  • Recognise the main side-effects and contraindications of these anticoagulants.
  • Identify reversal agents and strategies to manage bleeding complications occurring in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy.


A separate learning package must be purchased for each individual that requires assessment.

Group 1: TWO points – for listening to the audioconference but not doing the assessment, or

Group 2: FOUR points – for completion and submission of assessment questions (80% pass mark required). Pre reading is not assessed. Allocate Group 1 points based on one point per hour.

Competence Standards: M1.6, O1.3, O1.5

Non Member Registration

Non PSNZ members can register for this event. Please note you will need to register as a user on the PSNZ website before you can register to complete the learning. Look for the "New user? Register now" option at the bottom of the Login screen.

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By enrolling in this training, you are confirming that all work undertaken within this training programme and assessment answers are your own. If there are grounds to believe that cheating or plagiarism has occurred, we will investigate and your work may be disallowed and you will be unable to complete the training.