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Pharmacy first: sore throat part two

Welcome to our CPD module series for community pharmacy technicians. Written in conjunction with the Pharmacy Magazine CPD series, it will mirror the magazine’s programme throughout the year. The series has been designed for you to use as part of your continuing professional development. Reflective exercises have been included to help you put your learning into practice.

The aim of this module is to help pharmacy technicians update their knowledge of sore throats – one of the conditions included as part of the Pharmacy First service. 

Learning objectives

After completing this module and its online counterpart, pharmacy technicians will be able to:     

  • Be aware of the range of OTC medicines available for sore throat
  • Know the first-line treatment to recommend
  • Be able to provide self care advice.
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