Thromboembolic Disorders: Best Practices in Hospice

Objectives:

  • Understand the prevalence of antithrombotic therapy in hospice care
  • Distinguish between anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents including classes and indications
  • Develop a patient-centered therapeutic care plan including goals of therapy, safety and efficacy, patient costs and quality of life
  • Discuss antithrombotic agents’ place in therapy with regard to the terminal prognosis of patients receiving hospice care

Presented By:

Sejal Patel, PharmD, BCPS

Presenter Bio:

As a clinical pharmacist at Enclara Pharmacia, Sejal provides insightful palliative drug therapy guidance and drug information to our hospice clients. Other currently active roles for Sejal include provision of clinical support to a hospital emergency department and general hospital per-diem coverage.  Sejal has over 8 years of experience as a pharmacist in various fields including 6 years in hospice pharmacy, as well as roles in both hospital and community pharmacy and in the regulatory setting.

Throughout Sejal’s career, she has also been continuously involved in the education and training of health care professionals and students. Sejal maintains an adjunct faculty position at a local pharmacy school and serves as a lab instructor at a second school of pharmacy. She earned her doctor of pharmacy degree at Temple University School of Pharmacy. Sejal completed a 1-year post-graduate pharmacy practice residency program and maintains certification as a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS).

This educational session is for informational purposes only – CEs are not provided.

Duration: 1 Hour
Time: On Demand