Lifestyle management of Osteoarthritis (RP March 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy 
Author: Karalyn Huxhagen

CPD Credits: 1.5


Designed to provide an overview of lifestyle management advice that pharmacists can provide to patients with osteoarthritis.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. List lifestyle changes that could assist in managing osteoarthritis
  2. Describe the role of exercise in managing osteoarthritis
  3. Describe interventions to assist in managing osteoarthritis

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.6.

Accreditation number: A1903RP1    Accreditation expires: 01/03/2021
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.