After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:
- identify the mechanism and risks associated with solar skin damage;
- recognise the types of skin cancer and how they may present;
- identify the mechanism of action of sunscreens;
- apply knowledge to assist patients in selecting a sunscreen for babies or people with sensitive skin
The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6
Accreditation number: CX19050 Accreditation expires: 01/09/2021
This activity has been accredited for 0.75 hours of Group One CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 0.75 hours of Group Two CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.