Hear This: Paediatric developmental milestones and delays (AJP December 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP 
Author: Dr Brett MacFarlane and Dr Megan Yap

CPD Credits: 2


Dr Brett Macfaralne and Dr Megan Yap discuss some common paediatric milestones and the role pharmacy staff can play in answering questions from parents and caregivers.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

1. describe some common paediatric developmental milestones;

2. identify possible red flags that are indicators of developmental delays;

3. outline what delays in achieving these milestones might indicate;

4. describe how pharmacy staff can engage with parents and carers to advise them on pharmacological and non-pharmacological options used to manage developmental problems.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.6

Accreditation number: A1812AJP4    Accreditation expires: 01/12/2020
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.