August 2016: OAC clinical content is currently being updated and is undergoing review. The e-Learn training module will be made available once content has been updated.
The aim of this service is to up skill patients with regard to their warfarin/dabigatran treatment. Pharmacy plays a key role in reducing warfarin and
the potential adverse effects and the signs and symptoms of these
Send an e-referral via Medtech
Call the patient's pharmacy
Request an education session on the prescription (eg warfarin counselling)
New to warfarin or dabigatran therapy or
Community Pharmacists are trained and accredited to provide this service.
The project aims to reimburse community pharmacists for providing structured and standardised warfarin and dabigatran education for targeted patients in the Midland region. This service is provided by community pharmacists and is designed to ensure patients on warfarin and dabigatran therapy receive comprehensive and standardised level of information and care.The service has the potential to improve clinical outcomes by ensuring:
All pharmacists wishing to provide the Oral Anticoagulant Counselling service are required to;
This is a prerequisite to ensure standardisation and quality of counselling and to ensure those pharmacists providing oral anticoagulant counselling have a current and thorough knowledge of warfarin and dabigatran. The training process and knolwedge quiz is allocated enhance points
MidCPG members can access further information by logging into "MY ACCOUNT"