Topical Corticosteroids (RP August 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Dr Brett MacFarlane

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of the uses and adverse effects of topical corticosteroids

Learning Objectives

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After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Discuss the issues associated with inappropriate use of topical corticosteroids (TCs)
  2. Counsel patients regarding the judicious use of topical corticosteroids

The 2010 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 4.2, 4.3, 6.1, 6.3, 7.2, 7.3

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5, 3.6

Accreditation number: A1808RP1    Accreditation expires: 1/8/2020
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.