Improving adherence to gout therapy (AJP September 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy
Author: Debbie Rigby

CPD Credits: 1.5

Overview 

This article is designed to explore factors related to urate-lowering therapy adherence and improving self-management of gout.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. explore factors related to urate-lowering therapy adherence;
  2. empower patients to improve self-management of gout;
  3. enhance awareness and understanding of the need to treat-to-target.

The 2010 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.3, 2.3, 4.2, 6.2, 6.3, 7.1, 7.2

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 1.6, 2.2, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

Accreditation number:  CX180073    Accreditation expires: 1/9/2020

This activity has been accredited for 0.75 hour of Group One CPD (or 0.75 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 0.75 hour of Group Two CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.