Coughs & Colds

Assess your clinical knowledge of coughs and colds with this module, taken from our primary General Medicine CPD. On successful completion of all 10 questions, you'll receive a 1 Hour CPD Certificate.

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Coughs and Colds CPD Module

Coughs and colds are a frequent presentation to pharmacies, with customers seeking advice on the most appropriate treatments. This module for pharmacy counter assistants is designed to test your knowledge of the latest management and advice for patients presenting to pharmacies with typical cough and cold symptoms.

Each question is designed to test a particular aspect of patient care that is highly relevant to your role as a counter assistant. After each question, there are detailed explanations and further reading to help support your learning and expand your knowledge for future interactions with customers. Also, you are given the opportunity to reflect upon each of the questions.

Why Choose Our Coughs and Colds CPD Module?

This module presents you with typical patient/customer scenarios that you encounter daily. Each question assesses your response to these situations, ensuring that your learning is immediately applicable to your role as a counter assistant.

We cover a wide range of aspects related to patient care in the context of coughs and colds. This includes the latest treatment options, advice on symptom relief, and when to refer customers to a pharmacist or healthcare professional.

Once you successfully complete the module - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded a downloadable 1-hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.

Aims & Objectives

On completion of this module, you will have a better understanding of:

Knowing when to refer customers to your pharmacist

Identifying the most appropriate treatments for customers with cold or flu symptoms

Providing the most appropriate advice for customers with cold or flu symptoms

The legal restrictions on selling cough and cold remedies for adults and children

General Medicine CPD Course
17 Modules Only £25

Why StudyPRN?

Online Access

Online Access

Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resits, you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with your CPD modules whenever you'd like - all you need is an internet connection.

Quality Assured

Quality Assured

Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and up-to-date with new guidelines.

Boosting Clinical Knowledge

Boosting Clinical Knowledge

As a healthcare professional, it's important for you to continuously expand on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers, further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.