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Hot Topics in Atrial Fibrillation

Type: Pre-Conference
Wednesday May 9
10:50am to 11:50am

  • Description

    Learning Objectives
    • Describe the similarities and differences among anticoagulants currently available in Canada for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF).
    • Communicate the benefits and risks of anticoagulant therapy to patients with AF.
    • Describe the importance of patient preferences on the selection of anticoagulant therapy in AF.
    • Recommend appropriate, guideline-recommended anticoagulants at appropriate doses based on patient and drug characteristics.
    • Use recommended tools to help manage anticoagulation around surgical or invasive procedures.

    Accreditation Statement:
    This Group Learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Ontario Chapter.

    Industry Support
    This program was supported in part by an educational grant from Servier.
  • Speakers