After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:
1. describe factors associated with increased frailty;
2. recognise the signs and symptoms of frailty;
3. detail frailty assessment;
4. discuss the goals of medication use for people with frailty to reduce risk;
5.provide recommendations to optimise use of medication in frail older people.
The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 5.3
Accreditation number: CX180083 Accreditation expires: 01/10/2020
This activity has been accredited for 1.5 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.5 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.5 hour of Group Two CPD (or 3.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.