Residency Presentation

Rivaroxaban Oral Solution for Pediatric VTE Prophylaxis and Treatment 

Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. 
Location: Live via Zoom
ACPE Credit: Accredited for 1.0 contact hour (see below for instructions on how to claim credit)

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Kirsten Vyhmeister, PharmD

Kirsten Vyhmeister, PharmD, MA
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy

Dr. Kirsten Vyhmeister was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. She then went on to complete a dual degree Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Arts in Bioethics at Loma Linda University. Her professional interests include internal medicine and academia. For fun, she enjoys reading mystery novels and non-fiction, hiking, painting, playing intramural sports, and learning the guitar.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based course pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Identify oral anticoagulants that have been newly approved for use in pediatric VTE prophylaxis and treatment as well as other guideline-recommended anticoagulants for pediatric patients

  2. Identify published literature and key findings used to support approval of rivaroxaban for use in pediatric patients with VTE and pediatric patients who have undergone the Fontan procedure

  3. Describe how physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) and population pharmacokinetic (PopPK) modeling during phase 1 studies of rivaroxaban in pediatrics was used to select dosages for patients in phase 2 and 3 studies

  4. Differentiate between rivaroxaban dosing for VTE treatment and for post-Fontan procedure VTE prophylaxis

  5. Describe how to switch between rivaroxaban and other anticoagulants in pediatric patients

Claim your CPE Credit

To obtain 1.0 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.1 CEU), participants must participate in the live activities, and logon to the CEimpact website to complete the exam and evaluation.

  1. Go to and login to CEImpact
  2. If you are new to the site, click on Create an account before logging in.
  3. Enter the course code (provided at the end of the lecture) in the text box on the left of the screen and click Submit.
  4. Click on My Courses (on the left of the screen) to locate the course.
  5. Click on the course title to access the course.
  6. Complete the exam and evaluation as prompted and click Submit.
  7. The course will move to the Completed tab under My Courses.
  8. The CPE Statement of Credit will be available on CPE Monitor,

ACPELOGOCEimpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

UAN: 0107-9999-22-139-L01-P | 0.1 CEUs/1.0 Hrs.

Live Date: April 19, 2022

Live Expiration: May 19, 2022

Faculty Disclosure: Kirsten Vyhmeister does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education course.    

Financial Support: None

Course Fee: None