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

Screening & Diagnostics

33 results found for: Screening & Diagnostics

Prediabetes

This CPD module looks at the management of prediabetes and explains how pharmacy can have a role in identifying at-risk patients.

Go, go gadget

Community pharmacies can offer customers self-diagnostic tests alongside a plethora of healthcare gadgets.

Lung cancer: A patient’s perspective

First hand accounts from lung cancer sufferers, plus guidance for pharmacists on the role they can play in promoting earlier diagnosis

Blood pressure management

This module provides an overview of hypertension screening and management including drug treatments and self-help advice through lifestyle interventions

When conceiving is a problem

Having some insight into assisted conception can transform any interaction when counselling women

Understanding ADHD

There are practical steps pharmacy teams can take in order to best meet the needs of families living with ADHD.

Antimicrobial stewardship

This CPD module provides an overview of antimicrobial stewardship and tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

The NMS and hypertension: the way forward for pharmacy?

A study into the management of hypertension through the NMS offers some pointers for pharmacist-led care

Make it Count: Manager version

This training offers new insights into the customers of today and explores how you and your team can adapt your sales approach to engage with customers in order to grow your business.

Infant nutrition: Giving parents a helping hand

The role of accessible, informed healthcare professionals is increasingly important in baby and child health and nutrition

In focus

The eyes are delicate organs, susceptible to a range of conditions that can be picked up during a routine eye exam, but people aren’t going as often as recommended.

Natural wellbeing and healthcare

This module provides an overview of how essential oils are used in aromatherapy products, to enable confident conversations 

NHS at 70: The debt of gratitude

Pharmaceutical advances since the formation of the NHS in 1948 have saved countless lives, Mark Greener writes

Low back pain

This CPD module provides an overview of lower back pain, including self-care measures and pharmacological treatments.

A world of change

Ethical sourcing and sustainability is increasing in popularity for everything, including healthcare products.

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

New parents need the very best expert advice

Pharmacies are often one of the first places that concerned new parents turn to for advice, leaving teams wondering if they can also strengthen the category in business terms

The five-year Which?

As yet another Which? report highlights failings in the care and advice available from community pharmacy teams, what is pharmacy doing to learn from its mistakes?

Train your team: The menopause

This Train Your Team checklist provides support for pharmacists to run a training session on the menopause in the pharmacy

Meeting the standards

The GPhC recently unveiled new standards for pharmacy technician training, representing a giant leap for the profession. 

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