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Sports injuries

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

This CPD module is about pharmacy management of sports injuries. It explains the common causes and type of sport injury, and the advice and support that pharmacy teams can give


To be able to confidently advise, treat and refer patients with sports injuries


After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Identify the different injuries associated with sport
  • Review the current thinking behind the prevention and treatment of sports injuries
  • Recommend suitable products to help relieve sports injuries.


Charles Glawin is a pharmacist and medical writer.

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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