Opioid dependence (ITK Feb/Mar 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: ITK
Author: Hidy Chan

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to educate pharmacists on opioid dependence, including opioids commonly abused in Australia and agents used to manage opioid dependence.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Recognise some factors deemed to increase an individual’s likelihood of having opioid dependence
  2. Identify the opioids commonly abused in Australia
  3. Identify the agents used to manage opioid dependence
  4. Recognise some of the key roles of, and barriers for, community pharmacists in the management of opioid dependence

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 1.5, 3.1, 3.5, 3.6

Accreditation number: G2018050    Accreditation expires: 01/02/2020
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.