Gout: a poorly managed condition with crystal clear treatment targets (ITK Jul/Aug 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: ITK
Author: Sofia Cabrera

CPD Credits: 2

Overview 

Designed to give an overview of gout including clinical presentation of acute and chronic gout, treatment targets, and pharmacological options.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. Describe the clinical presentation of acute and chronic gout.
  2. Identify treatment targets for gout.
  3. Differentiate between the pharmacological options for acute gout, acute flare prophylaxis and long-term gout management.

2016 Competency Standards Addressed: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.5
Accreditation number: A2007ITK2    Accreditation expires:30/06/2022

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