Hear This: Drugs in Lactation (AJP August 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy 
Author: Dr Treasure McGuire & Dr Brett MacFarlane

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of medicines used to augment breast milk supply, and how medicines pass into breast milk

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • list the benefits of breast feeding to the mother and baby;
  • describe medicines used to augment and stop breast milk production;
  • describe how medicines pass into breast milk;
  • discuss ways to minimise medicines passing through breast milk to the baby.

The 2010 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 4.2, 4.3, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7.2

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.6

Accreditation number: A1808AJP4    Accreditation expires: 01/08/2020
This activity has been accredited for 1.0 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.0 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.0 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.