After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:
- List ways in which pharmacists are helping in reducing harm from opioid analgesics
- Describe adverse effects of opioids and counselling advice pharmacists can give patients in managing them
- Outline the biophychosocial approach to pain management
The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3. 3.5
Accreditation number: A2006RP1 Accreditation expires: 31/05/2022
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.