The skin is the largest organ of the human body accounting for 12 to 15% of human body weight and covers approximately 1.2 to 2 meters squared of surface area. In an adult, it is estimated to weigh approximately 4kg....
This module focuses on infections and the causes of infections. Patients with the symptoms of infection present daily at pharmacy counters. Many infections can be treated with Over The Counter (OTC) solutions or indeed will be managed with OTC products. This module is part 2 of 2 and looks at managing infections.
This module focuses on infections and the causes of infections. Patients with the symptoms of infection present daily at pharmacy counters. Many infections can be treated with Over The Counter (OTC) solutions or indeed will be managed with OTC products. This module is part 1 of 2 and looks at what causes infections.
- Teacher: Rachel Dungan
This module focuses specifically on dehydration which is an important
medical condition that is associated with many illnesses that present to
pharmacy. Dehydration can be a very serious condition and in vulnerable
patients, can be life threatening
Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes patches or ‘plaques’ of thick, red scaly skin that may be associated with profound itching . It can be located in any region of the body with the scalp being among the most commonly affected areas. This module will provide you with a detailed overview of the classification, disease process, triggers and impact of Psoriasis...
Disorders of the 'Gut' or Gastro Intestinal Tract commonly present in the pharmacy setting. In the majority of cases short term conditions can be managed with many over the counter preparations. The starting point is to have an understanding of the anatomy and functions of the GIT and this module will provide the basis for your learning..'
It is estimated that one in four or five of us will experience some
mental health problems in our lifetime. Mental health problems can range
from a low or sad period to a more serious depression, with a small
number of people going on to experience severe mental health problems.
In this module we will provide an overview of some of the more common
mental health conditions.