Don't get your platelets in a bunch: a review of hypercoagulability associated with COVID-19

January 15, 2021

This continuing education activity will provide a detailed overview of the management of hypercoagulation in patients with COVID-19. Included in this presentation will be pathophysiology, risk factors, epidemiology, and pharmacologic management. After participating in this activity, pharmacists should have a better understanding of the disease stat and how to manage this patient population, and be a resource for other health care providers.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of the hypercoaguable state of COVID-19
  2. Evaluate current literature surrounding the inpatient management of the hyupercoagulability of COVID-19 patients
  3. Develop an appropriate anticoagulation management plan based on a patient case
  4. Discuss the role of anticoagulation for patients post hospital discharge
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/15/2021 - 7:00am CST
Event ends: 
01/15/2021 - 8:00am CST
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Jeffrey Huntress, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy
University of Rochester Medical Center
Michelle Opipari, PharmD
Residency Program Coordinator
University of Rochester Medical Center
Course reviewer
James Lichauer, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
PI Program Director, Pharmacy
Samantha Sherry, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center
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Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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