Frailty (AJP October 2020)

Accredited CPD
Group 2

Provider: AJP
Author: Debbie Rigby

CPD Credits: 2


Designed to give an overview of frailty among older persons including definition, contributing factors, assessment, and medication reviews for frail older people.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  1. define frailty using different approaches;
  2. identify factors contributing to frailty among older persons;
  3. compare tools validated in the assessment of frailty;
  4. describe a systematic approach to medication reviews for frail older people.

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 3.2, 3.3, 3.5

Accreditation number: CX20058   Accreditation expires: 01/10/2022

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.