Maternal weight: Impact on pregnancy and beyond (RP October 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: Retail Pharmacy
Author: Dr Treasure McGuire

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of the impact of maternal weight during pregnancy and beyond.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the physiological role of weight gain in pregnancy
  2. Describe the health implications of abnormal weight changes in pregnancy
  3. Provide evidence-based advice to support women to maintain a healthy weight gain in pregnancy and a healthy weight loss post-partum.

2016 Competency Standards: 2.1, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Accreditation number: A2010RP1    Accreditation expires: 01/10/2022

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.