Pre-eclampsia and the use of aspirin in its prevention (AJP November 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Dr Renuka Shanmugalingam, Professor Annemarie Hennessy, Dr Angela Makris

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of pre-eclampsia including associated risks, prophylactic treatment, management of hypertension in pregnant women, and the use of aspirin in preventing pre-eclampsia.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. describe pre-eclampsia and the associated risks;
  2. describe the prophylactic treatment of pre-eclampsia;
  3. describe the management of hypertension in pregnant women.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 3.1, 3.2

Accreditation number: A2011AJP1   Accreditation expires: 01/11/2022

This activity has been accredited for 1.0 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.0 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.0 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.