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

OTC

Pet hates: A look at common veterinary ailments

More needs to be done to inform pet owners about the importance of year-round preventative parasite treatments

FRONTLINE – Tackling Fleas and Ticks

This NPA-accredited module will enable you to have confident conversations with customers, helping them manage fleas and ticks both on their pets and in the home.

10 minute clinic: sleep and insomnia

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on sleep and insomnia.

Finding routes to fitness

Physical activity can make a huge difference to health and wellbeing but too many of us remain inactive

Supply and demand

As diets change, find out how pharmacy teams can play an important role in vitamin guidance.

Food for thought

Food allergies are on the rise, but food allergen labelling remains inadequate, so what should pharmacy teams look out for?

Understanding the impact of dry skin conditions

Learn about the emotional impact of dry and eczema-prone skin, and confidently recommend products for skin treatment and maintenance.

Managing dry skin and eczema

Some 15 million people in the UK have eczema, pharmacy teams provide advice to help manage this common skin condition.

The air that we breathe

Outdoor air pollution is on everyone’s radar, but what about the risks of indoor air pollution?

Travellers' checks

Whether pharmacy teams run a travel clinic or not, they are ideally placed to help customers prepare for a healthy holiday. 

Question time on oral care

While awareness regarding the factors that can affect the health of teeth and gums has increased, there is still much to do to change habits

Blowing in the wind: Hayfever management

In most cases hayfever can be managed successfully in community pharmacy through self-management advice and by offering appropriate treatments

Managing hay fever: meet your customers’ needs

This module will improve your hay fever knowledge, helping you to understand its impact on sufferers and recommend the right products to ease symptoms

Sexual Health

STIs can cause embarrassment and unpleasant symptoms, but pharmacy staff can help with advice and support.

Footcare

This module focuses on footcare and considers the causes and symptoms of common problems. 

Helping customers with joint pain

This video-based module introduces a topical NSAID gel that can help relieve joint pain and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, and demonstrates how diclofenac works to target pain and inflammation in the body.

Cold and Flu: First stop, Pharmacy

Ensure your pharmacy is customers’ first stop for cold and flu advice by completing this module, which covers self-care tips and OTC product recommendations for multi-symptom relief

Unblock the route to ear and sinus health

Its not just noses and throats that prompt customers to visit a pharmacy in the winter months. Ears and sinuses can be just as problematic. 

Barriers to breast screening

Breast screening may be uncomfortable but it can prevent deaths from breast cancer, pharmacy teams can provide information.

Weighty matters

Help customers shed a few pounds and achieve a healthy lifestyle
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