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Tuesday, July 31 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Medical Management of Bleeding Patients Receiving Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet Therapy

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Abstract:  This presentation will provide nurses, surgeons and pharmacists current reversal and management strategies for common and new anticoagulants and antiplatelet medications. The presenter will review the potential consequences associated with the use of reversal agents and the clinical implications for the use of these agents and provide the tools needed to build guidelines and protocols to help control patients’ bleeding.

Learning Objectives:

     1.    List the common anticoagulant/antiplatelet medications and their mechanisms of action (MOA).
     2.    Explain how to manage anticoagulant/antiplatelet medications for surgical patients.
     3.    Explore strategies and challenges for anticoagulant/antiplatelet medication reversal.


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Rusty Dixon, PharmD

Rusty Dixon, PharmD is a clinical pharmacist for the St. John Medical Center trauma services. He is an assistant professor for both Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy and the University of Oklahoma Health and Sciences Center College of Pharmacy.

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Tuesday July 31, 2012 1:15pm - 2:15pm
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