Adapalene for acne (RP November 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Dr Brett MacFarlane

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of the use of topical adapalene 0.1% for the treatment of acne.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the cause and classification of acne vulgaris
  2. Discuss the safe and effective use of S3 topical adapalene 0.1% for the treatment of acne vulgaris

2016 Competency Standards: 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5

Accreditation number: A2011RP3    Accreditation expires: 31/10/2022

This activity has been accredited for 1 hour of Group One CPD (or 1 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.