Chronic low back pain: a review (AJP November 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy 
Author: Debbie Rigby

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of chronic lower back pain and how a multimodal approach to improve function, with or without reduced pain, should be the key aim of management

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

1. define chronic pain;

2. apply pain assessment tools in clinical practice;

3. evaluate the evidence for medicines in the management of chronic low back pain;

4. formulate strategies to discuss pain management during medication reviews.

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: CX180082    Accreditation expires: 01/11/2020
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.