Relief for that stubborn dry cough (AJP June 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Hau Huynh

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of stubborn dry coughs that present in pharmacy, and OTC antitussive therapies for cough relief.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. classify and differentiate the aetiologies of cough;
  2. identify the impact of coughing on quality of life;
  3. compare and contrast over-the-counter (OTC) antitussive therapies for cough relief.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.6

Accreditation number: A2006AJP4    Accreditation expires: 01/06/2022
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 hours of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.

Please note: This article was originally published in the AJP in June 2019. This revised version has been re-accredited for pharmacist CPD. Pharmacists who completed the assessment activity associated with the original article from 2019, may also complete the revised assessment with this later version of the article and earn Group Two CPD credits.