Family Medicine Seminar: Update on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)
The Family Medicine Seminar Series is held monthly in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
A buffet dinner is served at 6:00 pm for a nominal fee. The education event starts at 6:30 pm. Use the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium entrance at the rear of the Medical Center. Download the registration form here.
Presented by Paul W. Ament, PharmD, manager, clinical pharmacy, Excela Health Latrobe Hospital, and Daniel DiCola, MD, clinical associate professor of family and community medicine, Jefferson Medical, Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.
At the completion of this program the participants should be able to:
- Discuss topics from the CHEST Guidelines that Family Physicians use daily in their practices.
- Analyze the evolution of new indications for DOACs.
- Identify reversal agents for DOACs.
- Determine common anticoagulation conditions where DOACs may not be the best agent.