Dysmenorrhoea (RP September 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Maureen Narayan-Ram

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of dysmenorrhoea including symptoms, treatment options, and when to refer.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the symptoms of dysmenorrhoea and why it occurs
  2. Differentiate between primary and secondary dysmenorrhoea
  3. Recommend pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment for dysmenorrhoea
  4. Identify when to refer patients with dysmenorrhoea for further assessment

2016 Competency Standards: 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.5
Accreditation number: A2009RP3    Accreditation expires: 31/08/2022

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.