Warfarin: A medication series update

Warfarin: A medication series update

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Know the indications, contraindications and interactions of warfarin.
  • Understand the nurse's role in educating, monitoring and supporting patients prescribed warfarin.
  • Know how self-management may benefit patients.
Course Description

Course Overview:

Nurses play a vital role in supporting, educating and monitoring patients prescribed warfarin.

This interactive course discusses the uses of warfarin, indications, dosing and monitoring, point of care testing and adverse effects.

Target Audience

All healthcare practitioners


Business Case

This course compliments continuing professional development for any nurse involved in prescribing or administration of medications.

It is directly related to the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards, Standard 4: Medication Safety.