Older adults suffer with many chronic conditions that may require anticoagulation but also parallel the risk for bleeding. Appropriate risk vs. benefit analysis, coupled with appropriate drug selection, is necessary in achieving optimal outcomes. This session reviews the pathophysiology of thromboembolic disorders and appropriate therapy based on the drugs’ pharmacological activity, efficacy, and side-effect profile.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 4/29/2025.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speakers Disclosures: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss chronic conditions that may require anticoagulation when providing care of older adults and examine the risk for bleeding.
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