This programme is currently being updated by NICPLD – the revised version is expected to be available early in 2022. If you wish to use the programme in the meantime, please ensure that you also refer to NICE guideline NG196 Atrial fibrillation: diagnosis and management.
Anticoagulants are one of the classes of medicines most frequently identified as having a greater potential to cause serious patient harm if prescribed, dispensed or administered incorrectly. This e-learning programme is designed to equip learners with the knowledge to deliver a safe and supportive service to patients prescribed anticoagulants including the newer oral anticoagulants.
Please note: this e-learning programme has been developed and provided by the Northern Ireland Centre for Pharmacy Learning and Development (NICPLD). Users should recognise that this programme will refer to Northern Ireland's policies and organisations. After ordering this programme, you will be redirected to their website where the resource is hosted. Please be aware that CPPE does not maintain control over the accuracy and currency of this programme.
On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
On your computer: You can access this e-learning programme through your web browser on your computer. You will need to be connected to the internet while you work through it. You may be taken to another website to complete this programme.
On your tablet device: To access this programme on a mobile device or tablet you may need to download the free Articulate app or you can access this programme through your web browser. If you access this programme on a device with a smaller screen, functionality may be reduced.