Learning

Promoting long, healthy lives - the role of pharmacy

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of Merck Consumer Health, highlights risk factors for ill health among older people and how you can help customers reduce these risks to live longer, healthier lives.

RB sets screen-dry eye in its sights

A full pharmacy support pack will be distributed to all community pharmacies in early September.

CPD module: Headache and migraine

Charles Gladwin reviews the drug and medical device approaches to the management of headache and migraine

Recommending the most appropriate EHC

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of HRA Pharmaceuticals, highlights updated guidance from the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare on  emergency contraception to help you recommend the most appropriate product.

Completing the picture in OTC pain management

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of Combogesic, covers pain management in the pharmacy as well as learning on Combogesic, a non-opiate analgesic for mild to moderate pain.

CPD Module: Eye infections

We review common eye infections, their causes and OTC management.

OTC Casebook: Motion sickness

Are we there yet? Practical advice for those patients suffering from motion sickness.

Looking after little ones

A ‘head to toe’ look at the children’s health category, highlighting recent innovations and opportunities for independent pharmacies

Keep calm and dab it on

The history of calamine lotion

The best ways to feed babies

This module looks at public health recommendations regarding breastfeeding and infant nutrition

Getting to grips with head lice

This modules considers the management and prevention of head lice

OTC analgesia

This module considers the evidence for the effectiveness and safety of drugs available over the counter to treat pain

A case of constipation

This module considers the treatment of constipation in a pregnant patient

Treatment of fungal infections

This module considers the management of fungal infections using OTC treatments

Nicotine replacement therapy (part two)

This article explains how to advise patients on the most effective use of various NRT formats.

Nicotine replacement therapy (part 1)

This article explains how to advise patients on the most effective use of gum and patch formats of NRT. Part 2 discusses other NRT formats.

Recommending vitamin D to your customers

This module highlights new government guidelines on the intake of vitamin D and the fantastic opportunity this creates for pharmacy.

Skin conditions

Tips on managing skin conditions OTC

OTC treatment of warts and verrucas

A summary of OTC treatment for warts and verrucas

Managing motion sickness

A summary of OTC medicines used to treat motion sickness
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Promoting long, healthy lives - the role of pharmacy

This NPA-accredited module, developed by CIG Healthcare Partnership on behalf of Merck Consumer Health, highlights risk ...

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