Preventing viral transmission during a pandemic: the role of PPE (AJP August 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Matthew Rawlins and Dr Ronan Murray

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of how SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs, how it is diagnosed, and how PPE is used to prevent the spread of infections.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. describe how SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs;
  2. described how SARS-CoV-2 infection is diagnosed;
  3. describe how personal protective equipment is used to prevent the spread of infections including SARS-CoV-2.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.3, 2.1, 3.6, 4.4, 4.7
Accreditation number: A2008AJP2    Accreditation expires: 31/12/2020 (Note: 5 months only)

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 hours of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.