Timing of Resumption of Antithrombotics After Stroke

March 26, 2021

The purpose of this activity is to review the pathophysiology, clinical presentation of both ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, as well as recommendations specifically regarding resumption of antithrombotic agents. Most recent guidelines will be presented, as well as studies or systematic review articles that have been published since these guidelines to present the latest literature. This literature will focus on the safety and efficacy of these agents after these clinical events with explanations on how to apply this data to real patients.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Outline some of the risks of resuming anticoagulation too early or too late after a stroke
  2. Assess the most recent primary literature regarding timing of restarting antithrombotic agents

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Identify the clinical presentations and pathophysiology of an ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/26/2021 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
03/26/2021 - 1:00pm CDT
Newark, DE
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Nicki Patel, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
Brandi Steady, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
Course reviewer
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
Brandi Steady, PharmD
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
Joint Accreditation Statement:
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Vizient, Inc. and ChristianaCare.  Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-112-L01-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-9999-21-112-L01-T

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
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