Course Updates

Set B, Module 1, Page 12:
Felbinac based products are currently not available.

Set B, Module 4, Page 24:

Tyrothricin is no longer used in OTC products for sore throats.

Set B, Module 3, Pages 34 & 42:
Penciclovir cream is currently not available.

Set B, Module 4, Pages 48 & 50:
Ranitidine and pantoprazole products are currently not available.

Set C, Module 6, Pages 67 & 68:
Malathion based products are currently not available.

Set D, Module 1, Page 9:
Tranexamic acid tablets are currently not available OTC, customers can be referred to their GP as appropriate.

Set E, Module 2, Page 24:
Items for treating STIs are only free if endorsed by the prescriber with FS (free supply of sexual health treatment). Without the FS endorsement, the prescribed treatment is a chargeable item.

Set E, Module 2, Page 34:
Pharmacies should stock ‘Emergency steroid cards.’ These are issued by the prescriber initially, but pharmacists should supply replacements when needed or where they feel there is a need.

Set E, Module 4, Page 75:
Some prescriptions need to be divided by the red separators provided by NHS Prescription Services.

Set E, Module 4, Page 75:
Prescriptions for free supply of sexual health treatment that have been endorsed by the prescriber with ‘FS’ and signed.

Set A, Module 4, Page 77:
Question 6 can be discarded.

Set A, Module 1, Page 15:
Question 3 can be discarded.

Set C, Module 3, Page 27:
Both B and C can be considered correct.

Set C, Module 5, Page 59:
Question 8 – No answer listed in Pharmacist Guide.

Set D, Module 2, Page 19:
Question 3 – Pharmacist Guide answer is incorrect.

Set E, Module 2, Page 33:
Quantity is incorrect – should be 4/52

Set E, Module 4, Page 79:
Question 1 can be discarded

Set E, Module 4, Page 79:
Question 6 can be discarded

Pharmacist’s Guide:
Incorrect amount of time for Set E assessment. Should be 45 mins.