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Winter health

This CPD module looks at winter health, specially cold and flu which brings many customers to the pharmacy.

This module aims to provide an overview of the symptoms, diagnosis and management of flu and colds. 

Learning objectives

After reading this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Explain the typical duration of common respiratory infections
  • Discuss self care measures and OTC products that can relieve symptoms
  • Recognise which symptoms warrant urgent and non-urgent referral.