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CE Webinar: The (Hopefully) Bloodless Battle for Safe Use of DOACs
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When: Monday, August 12, 2019
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Where: Webinar
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United States
Presenter: Gale Garmong, PharmD
Contact: Linsley Gentile
(717) 234-6151 x. 2

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The (Hopefully) Bloodless Battle for Safe Use of DOACs


This CE presentation will review recent ACIP recommendations that have been accepted and published by ACIP in 2018 and what these recommendations mean to pharmacists. Recent vaccines that have been placed into ACIP recommendations lately have included an adjuvant. A review of this novel therapy will also be focused on and how this affects vaccine products.


Gale Garmong, PharmD

Gale Garmong, PharmD, is a clinical/staff pharmacist with Klingensmith’s Drug Stores, an 8-location independent chain based in Armstrong County. He is also an adjunct instructor of pharmacy and therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He is a 2014 graduate of the LECOM School of Pharmacy in Erie and completed a PGY1 Community Practice Residency with the University of Pittsburgh & Rite Aid in 2015. Dr. Garmong is involved with the provision of clinical services through the DischargeRx transitions of care program, the PPCN, and various Medication Therapy Management programs. He is passionate about collaborating with other healthcare professionals to optimize medication use in the community and integrating student pharmacists and technicians in the delivery of patient care services.



Target Audience: All pharmacists

CE Credit: 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

Program Objectives:

"At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Discuss the role of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in anticoagulation, including agents FDA-approved
indications and place within guidelines.
2. Recommend appropriate dosing (or possibly avoidance) of specific DOACs based on indication and patientspecific
factors, including drug interactions.
3. Formulate a monitoring plan for patients on DOACs completion of this activity


9:25 AM to 9:30 AM - Attendees log in
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM - CE Program


Activity Type: Knowledge-based



PPA Members - Free
Non-Members - $30
   *Requests for cancellation refunds must be submitted to PPA at least one day in advance of the webinar. All refunds will be subject to a $5 administrative fee.


UAN: 0159-0000-18-072-L05-P


Requirements to receive credit: Participants must attend the entire program and complete an online evaluation survey within one week. PPA must have your CPE Monitor ID and birthday on file to issue credit.    

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