Relief for that stubborn dry cough (AJP June 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP 
Author: Hau Huynh

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of treatment options for an acute cough within the pharmacy.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. classify and differentiate the aetiologies of cough;
  2. identify the impact of coughing on quality of life;
  3. compare and contrast over-the-counter (OTC) antitussive therapies for cough relief.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.

Accreditation number: A1906AJP3   Accreditation expires: 01/06/2021
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.