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Constipation in children

Speciality Classification
Pharmacists
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
45 mins
Provider
Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Constipation in children explained

Why is this important?

Constipation in children is commonly seen in the community pharmacy setting. This article addresses this condition to ensure pharmacists are up to date with current practice in managing children with constipation.

What is your role as a pharmacist?

It is essential that pharmacists can identify the different types of constipation, counsel on the safe and effective use of non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatments and refer the child to other health professionals as needed.

What’s in it for you?

Pharmacists completing this article and associated MCQs will be able to appropriately care for children with constipation and refer those that need referral.

Learning Objectives

After reading this article, the pharmacist should be able to:

  • Describe the management of constipation in children
  • Discuss when referral is required for constipation in children
  • Explain how pharmacists can translate knowledge into practice when managing patients and carers of children with constipation.

CPD Credits

Accreditation Code:  CAP2106OTCMB

Group 1:  0.75

Group 2:  1.50

This activity has been accredited for 0.75 hours of Group 1 CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.75 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits) upon successful completion of relevant assessment activities.

Delivery
Title
Constipation in children
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
45 mins
CPD Points
Group 1 CPD (or 0.75 CPD credits), Group 2 CPD (or 1.5 CPD credits)
Price
Free
Price Details
Exclusive to Members
Location
Online
Price:
Free
Exclusive to Members
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