Nutrient deficiencies in pregnancy (RP October 2018)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Treasure Mcguire

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to outline the consequences of nutrition levels on pregnancy outcomes

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the key consequences of nutrition and nutrient levels on pregnancy outcomes
  2. Describe the evidence base for recommendation of nutrient supplementation in pregnancy
  3. Describe factors around folic acid, iodine, and iron supplementation before and during pregnancy

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 2.1, 3.1, 3.3, 3.6

Accreditation number:  A1810RP2      Accreditation expires: 01/10/2020
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.