The role of supplements and complementary medicines in osteoarthritis: understanding the evidence to guide practice (AJP February 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Xiaoqian Liu, Andrew McLachlan and David Hunter

CPD Credits: 1.5


Designed to give an overview of the evidence surrounding the use of complementary medicines for the management of OA.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

1. list supplements which have evidence to support their use in the management of osteoarthritis;
2. describe the evidence for efficacy of supplements which are often used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

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

Accreditation number:  A1902AJP3   Accreditation expires: 01/02/2021
This activity has been accredited for 0.75 hour of Group One CPD (or 0.75 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 0.75 hour of Group Two CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.