Available Until 6/17/2023

Implementing Thromboelastography Into Clinical Pharmacy Practice

Planned in cooperation with the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-20-030-H01-P
Release Date: June 17, 2020
Expiration Date: June 17, 2023
Activity Type: Knowledge-based  
CE Credits: 1.0 hour, no partial credit
Activity Fee: Members – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

 This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview

Thromboelastography is a tool that can be utilized by clinical pharmacy specialists to optimize care for those with unique coagulopathy. However, given its unique advantages many are unaware of the full utility of its use and intepretation education is lacking. This webinar will serve to gain entry level knowledge into the utilization of Thromboelastography into clinical pharmacy practice.


The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists, nurses, physicians, and advanced practice providers.

Learning Objectives

  • List the coagulation components which make up thromboelastography.
  • Identify coagulopathies noted on schematic tracings generated.
  • Describe a management plan for select patient cases.

Schedule of Activities

  • Introduction and Announcements
  • Presentation
  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion


  • Brian Gilbert, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCP, Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita KS
  • Denise M. Pratt, Pharm.D., BCCCP, Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Sparrow Hospital, Lansing MI


In accordance with the ACPE's and ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support, anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these Standards, all potential conflicts of interest have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the activity content over which the individual has control.

As defined by ACCME, a commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The Standards for Commercial Support do not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests. The existence or non-existence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the activity.

  • All planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff report no financial relationships relevant to this activity.

Methods and CE Requirements

This activity consists of a recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity.

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.