Commonly used Pharmacist Only Medicines: An Overview (AJP Nov 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy
Author: Hau Huynh

CPD Credits: 2

Overview 

This article focuses on commonly used Pharmacist Only or Schedule 3 (S3) medicines, outlining legislation for the provision of S3 medicines, indications of S3 products, how to correctly counsel and provide advice on the safe and effective use of S3 products, and updates to the S3 poisons schedule.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. identify the legislation on the provision of S3 medicines;
  2. discuss indications and of S3 medicines;
  3. summarise how to correctly counsel and provide advice on the safe and effective use of S3 products;
  4. discuss updates to the S3 poisons schedule.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.6

Accreditation number: A1911AJP2    Accreditation expires: 1/11/2021
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.