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Table 1 Training courses for health care providers from participated hospitals

From: Evaluation of the “safe multidisciplinary app-assisted remote patient-self-testing (SMART) model” for warfarin home management during the COVID-19 pandemic: study protocol of a multi-center randomized controlled trial

Training courses Details
Warfarin management 1.Theoretical knowledge
Basic knowledge of warfarin
The standard protocol of warfarin management with patient self-testing
Warfarin monitoring and dosing at different situations
Adverse events treatment, including thrombosis, minor bleeding and major bleeding
Introduction of new oral anticoagulants
Laboratory tests interpretation
Patient education on warfarin, including medication adherence, drug/food interactions, diet, exercise and mental health
2. Practice in simulate patients
3. Tests to assess participant’s theoretical knowledge and practice skills
Related-disease management 1.Theoretical knowledge
Atrial fibrillation
Valvular heart disease
Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
Stroke
coronary heart disease
2. Practice in simulate patients
3. Tests to assess participant’s theoretical knowledge and practice skills
SMART Model 1.Theoretical knowledge
Usage of the POCT device
Usage of the “XY” app
Stratified management based on patient risks
Communication skills with patients via the “XY” app
Communication between local hospitals and tertiary hospitals
Patients’ referral
2.Practice in simulate patients
3. Tests to assess participant’s theoretical knowledge and practice skills