After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:
- list medicines associated with an increased risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding;
- describe the mechanism of action of upper and lower GI complications associated with NSAIDs;
- identify combinations of drugs associated with a high risk of excess gastrointestinal bleeding;
- recommend strategies to reduce the risk of medication-induced gastrointestinal bleeding
The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5
Accreditation number: CX19041 Accreditation expires: 01/08/2021
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.