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AR41 Treating minor illness- what's new in pharmacology?

Course summary

This two-day course will update your treatment of minor ailments and is a must for nurses working in first contact or primary care services.

Who should attend?

Non-medical prescribers
Nurse practitioners
Practice nurses
Registered nurses
Community pharmacists

Important notes

All course material, evaluations and certificate of attendance provided.


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
2 day(s) 14 hour(s) POA

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Course programme

  • To prescribe or not to prescribe? - how can patients help themselves?
  • Treating minor ailments in patients with long-term conditions.
  • Gastrointestinal problems including constipation and diarrhoea, haemorrhoids, dyspepsia, irritable bowel, nausea and vomiting.
  • Respiratory problems including coughs and colds, flu, exacerbations of asthma and COPD, allergic rhinitis.
  • Eyes, ears, skin and urogenital infections and infestations.
  • Acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
  • Headache, migraine, dizziness.
  • Minor skin problems including dermatitis, sunburn, urticaria and bites

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