Complementary therapies for cholesterol management: Evidence for outcomes (RP August 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Craig Dowdy

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of the evidence for the use of complementary therapies in the management of cholesterol.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the evidence for the use of plant sterol, psyllium husk, omega 3 fatty acid, and probiotic supplementation in the management of cholesterol

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 3.2, 3.5, 3.6
Accreditation number: A2008RP3    Accreditation expires: 31/07/2022

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.