Tennessee Pharmacists Association
Free Webinar

Anticoagulants are one of the top drug classes associated with adverse events in the United States. Due to the narrow therapeutic window for anticoagulants, errors can result for an array of reasons. The Tennessee Center for Patient Safety and the Tennessee Pharmacists Coalition invite you to a webinar on “Anticoagulation Safety Program: A Multipronged Strategy.” Bob Lobo, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, Director of Clinical Programs at Vanderbilt University Hospital Department of Pharmacy, will present. Plan to attend to learn more about strengthening anticoagulation safety at your facility.

This educational webinar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Please contact Jackie Moreland at jmoreland@tha.com for further information.

Anticoagulation Safety Program: A Multipronged Strategy
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m. Central (1:00 p.m. Eastern)
Length: 1 hour
Presenter: Bob Lobo, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency training program at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1989. Following his residency, Dr. Lobo accepted a position as a pharmacist at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN. In this position, he established clinical pharmacy services to adult inpatient psychiatric, geriatric, neurologic, and internal medicine patients and was a part-time faculty member of the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. He was also an active preceptor in the hospital’s pharmacy residency program. Dr. Lobo transitioned from clinical practice to a clinical leader role in 2006. In 2008, he moved to Nashville, where he currently serves as Director, Clinical Programs in the Department of Pharmaceutical Services at Vanderbilt. In this role, Dr. Lobo is engaged in clinical program development, medication use policy, clinical decision support and oversight of educational programs for students, residents and staff.
Continuing Education: This seminar will provide one hour of continuing education credit to pharmacists who attend the session and complete the online activities (activity evaluations and/or post-tests) required to claim credit. The Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Learning Objectives: Dr. Lobo plans for participants to be able to identify key components of a multipronged anticoagulation safety program, recognize strengths and weaknesses of various anticoagulation safety strategies, and describe the pharmacists’ role in improving anticoagulant safety. Plan to attend to learn more about strengthening anticoagulation safety at your facility.
Registration This educational webinar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Please contact Jackie Moreland at jmoreland@tha.com for further information.