Neuropathic Pain: An overview of available treatments (RP November 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy 
Author: Zaheeda Patel

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of treatment options for neuropathic pain.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the current recommendations surrounding the treatment of neuropathic pain
  2. Discuss the factors that should be considered when determining appropriate neuropathic pain treatment options for a patient.
  3. Outline the role of the pharmacist in neuropathic pain management.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 2.3, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.6

Accreditation number: A1811RP2    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.