Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

Indigestion and heartburn


Indigestion and heartburn

Understanding how the gastrointestinal system works will help you to consolidate your knowledge of why indigestion and heartburn occur, and how the treatment options help relieve symptoms. 

Learning objectives

After studying this module, assistants will:

  • Understand how and why indigestion and heartburn occur
  • Recognise the symptoms of indigestion and heartburn
  • Know when to refer customers to the pharmacist
  • Be aware of the treatment options available and self care tips that may help.

Originally Published by Training Matters

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