Pharmacy Practice Review

Statins: promoting adherence, addressing intolerance  

Optimise your patients’ adherence to lipid-modifying medicines and improve your confidence in assessing suspected statin-associated muscle symptoms.

  • Cost: free

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Up to 67% of patients using statins are non-adherent to their medicine after 12 months.

This Pharmacy Practice Review provides you with an opportunity to reflect on your support of patients who are using statin treatment. Recognise the reasons for non-adherence and reflect on how you can address this issue. Refresh your knowledge on statin dose titration, cardiovascular risk and lipid targets. Improve your confidence in assessing statin intolerance and review the different management options for patients who experience a muscle symptom.

Choose from:

  1. Express version: 5 episodes of care (for up to 15 CPD credits) or
  2. Standard version: 10 episodes of care (for up to 24 CPD credits)

You will be given the option to submit your data once 5 episodes of care are entered, or continue to 10 episodes of care.

 

Resources

Pharmacy Practice Review quality assurance poster
Print and display the poster in your pharmacy
 

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