Use of newer oral anticoagulants in AF
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This resource provides a practical guide to using novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF). Key learning points for general practice nurses include the safety and efficacy profiles of newer anticoagulants compared with warfarin, and how to switch patients from warfarin to NOACs.
After completing this module, you should be better able to:
Dr Mehul Dhinoja
Consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist, BMI The London Independent Hospital, London
PRACTICE NURSE FEATURED ARTICLES
Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation: where are we now? Joanne M. Loades
Masterclass: Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation Beverley Bostock-Cox
This resource is provided at an intermediate level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio.