Clinic has pharmacists to manage patients requiring anticoagulant therapy.
The Anticoagulation Clinic (ACC) is staffed by pharmacists that provide initiation and ongoing management of anticoagulant therapies. The ACC manages patients at high thrombotic or bleeding risk, performing the following:
- individualized education
- coordination of applicable laboratory testing
- ongoing anticoagulant dosing decisions
After 6 months of management by the ACC, all patients will be assessed for transfer of anticoaglant management to their primary care physician, with only those at high thrombotic / bleed risk or having ongoing anticoagulant control issued being kept within the ACC.