Managing patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and diabetes—a patient case study

Commissioned by Bayer plc.

Information intended for UK healthcare professionals only.

This promotional eLearning module has been commissioned and funded by Bayer plc and developed in partnership with Guidelines. Please see the bottom of the page for full disclaimer.

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Module objectives

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  • discuss the importance of identifying patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  • recognise the symptoms of atrial fibrillation and confirm a diagnosis of NVAF
  • understand how to manage stroke risk in your patients with NVAF
  • discuss the evidence for prescribing direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in patients with NVAF and diabetes.

Now that you have viewed the module, answer MCQs to test your knowledge and receive an email with your CPD certificate:

 

This eLearning module has been commissioned and funded by Bayer plc and developed in partnership with Guidelines. Bayer plc suggested the topic and presenters, and carried out full medical approval on all materials to ensure compliance with the ABPI code of practice. Bayer plc contracted and paid the presenters honoraria. The views and opinions expressed in the module are not necessarily those of Guidelines, its publisher, advisers, or advertisers. No part of this module may be reproduced in any form without the permission of the publisher.

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information can be found at https://yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk or search for MHRA Yellow Card in Google Play or Apple App Store. Adverse events should also be reported to Bayer plc. Tel.: 0118 206 3500, Fax.: 0118 206 3703, Email: pvuk@bayer.com

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Date of preparation: March 2022