Learning

Dealing with diabetes

Charles Gladwin looks at pharmacy’s public health role in diabetes, considering diabetes risk, reduction and prevention. 

Little public awareness of HPV link to mouth cancer

As few as three in 20 (15%) British adults recognise HPV, the world’s most common sexually-transmitted infection, to be a cause of mouth cancer.

Pancreatic cancer – the role of the pharmacist

This module will help you spot potential symptoms of pancreatic cancer among pharmacy customers, to aid early diagnosis 

Understanding eczema

We review current thinking about the most common type of eczema, atopic dermatitis, what triggers it, and its treatment options.

CPD Module: Back to School

This module examines common classroom ailments, providing the latest guidance on health plans and immunology management.

Gut reaction

Alan Nathan examines various aspects of advice when dealing with patients affected by diarrhoea, including patient scenarios 

Listen up!

Alan Nathan provides some sound advice when it comes to dealing with ear problems.

CPD Update: Travel Vaccinations

This module looks at travel vaccinations and advice for running a successful pharmacy travel health service.

CPD UPDATE: HAY FEVER

A review of current advice on the management of seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

Hypertension

This module aims to develop a better understanding of current target blood pressure levels, issues around measuring blood pressure, and advice for patients using blood pressure meters

Food allergy

Charles Gladwin considers the nature of food allergies and approaches to managing them

Preventing dental caries

Approaches to consider in tackling dental caries

Nutritional supplements

Pharmacists should be fully aware of the extent of VMS needs and the opportunities to encourage better uptake  

Thrush and bacterial vaginosis

How to manage and treat thrush and bacterial vaginosis  

Sports injuries

This CPD module considers the risks of injury associated with sports activities, and treatment and prevention options

Wound care and minor injuries

Dressings are continually evolving both to improve wound healing and to reduce pain and discomfort during the process. Charles Gladwin looks at some of the factors to consider around dressings and plasters for minor injuries

Treating dandruff and seborrhoea of the scalp

Alan Nathan considers OTC treatment of these common scalp conditions

Pet health: treating fleas and ticks

Charles Gladwin considers the lifecycle of fleas and ticks, their prevalence, the sorts of problems they cause for pets (and humans), and approaches to dealing with infestations

Common eye conditions

This CPD module provides pharmacists with information on some common eye conditions encountered in the pharmacy.

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

This CPD module refreshes pharmacists’ knowledge of the management of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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