Modern-day malnutrition: examining the links between mineral deficits and mental health status - AJP July 2018

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy 
Author: Prof Jerome Sarris & Dr Joseph Firth

CPD Credits: 2

Overview 

Designed to give an overview of the physiological roles and requirements of zinc and magnesium in the human body, and scientific research supporting their role in reducing the risk of depression

Learning Objectives  

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to:

  1. describe the physiological roles and requirements of zinc and magnesium in the human body;
  2. list factors that affect the absorption of zinc and magnesium;
  3. describe scientific research supporting the role of zinc and magnesium in reducing the risk of depression.

The 2010 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 6.1, 6.2, 7.1

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 3.2, 3.5

Accreditation number: A1807AJP3    Accreditation expires: 1/7/2020
This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.5 housr of Group Two CPD (or 3.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.