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Getting to grips with head lice

This modules considers the management and prevention of head lice

This CPD module poses questions for pharmacy teams to consider when treating, or advising on the prevention or management of, head lice.



To be up to date with latest OTC treatments and advice for head lice likely to present in the pharmacy


After completing this module you should be more aware of:

  • The most suitable treatments for head lice under various circumstances
  • How to advise patients about the management and prevention of head lice.


Alan Nathan is a freelance pharmacy consultant.

About this module

Once you have completed this module, record your learning and how you applied it in your practice using the action and evaluation record at the end, which will then be stored in your personal learning log. You must be registered on the website to do this.

Continuing professional development (CPD) is a statutory requirement for pharmacists. Completion of this module will contribute to the nine pieces of CPD that must be recorded a year, as stipulated by the GPhC.

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