After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
1. describe the role of omega-3 and omega-6 in the resolution of inflammation in the body;
2. discuss the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 currently ingested by Australians and the importance of ingesting both forms of fatty acids;
3. list the suggested target intakes of omega3 and omega-6 fatty acids for Australian adults.
The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.6
Accreditation number: A1812AJP3 Accreditation expires: 01/12/2020
This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group One CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan which can be converted to 1 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities