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

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Craig Dowdy


CPD Credits: 2

Overview 

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.