Dry eye syndrome (AJP October 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Australian Journal of Pharmacy - Journal
Author: Morna Falkland

CPD Credits: 2


As community pharmacy is often the first place a person with symptoms of dry eye will go for advice and symptom relief, it is important for pharmacists to know about the different types of dry eye, its causes and treatment options.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. outline the causes of dry eye syndromes;
  2. list the risk factors for the development of dry eye;
  3. list the symptoms of dry eye.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 3.2, 3.3, 3.6

Accreditation number:  A1911AJP1   Accreditation expires: 1/10/2021
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.