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First aid in community pharmacy: Intermediate injuries

First aid in community pharmacy: Intermediate injuries

From this module you will learn about:

  • Intermediate injuries that may present in the pharmacy
  • How these injuries should be managed in a pharmacy setting
  • When to refer patients to their GP
  • Information and advice pharmacists can offer patients 

Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.

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This module is the second in a series of three and will be looking at injuries that may require first aid in the pharmacy, considering the relevant advice and action to take. Find out more about common minor injuries that may present in the pharmacy in our first CPD module here.

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