Coughs are an extremely common presentation in the Pharmacy setting during the colder months. Coughs can be acute or chronic, chest or dry. Knowing the difference between the types of cough significantly influences suggested treatments which are readily available over the counter. This course is linked with products for cough and colds, infections, flu, hay fever, sore throat and smoking cessation.

Courses include:

  1. The Respiratory System
  2. Coughs
  3. Coughs Chesty Products
  4. Coughs Children Products
  5. Coughs Dry Products
  6. Case Studies Coughs
Students completing all courses will be awarded the 4Front Coughs Badge

This course focuses on ‘the respiratory system’ or how we breathe. The respiratory system is divided into 2 parts – the upper and lower respiratory tracts. This module forms an essential component of all courses relating to Colds and Flu and chronic breathing conditions. Key Words: Infection, Colds, Flu, COPD, Asthma, Lung,

Required Time in Course: 15 Mins

Coughs are an extremely common presentation in the Pharmacy setting during the colder months. Coughs can be acute or chronic, chest or dry. Knowing the difference between the types of cough significantly influences suggested treatments which are readily available over the counter. This course is linked with products for cough and colds, infections, flu, hay fever, sore throat and smoking cessation.

Required Time in Course: 30 mins

Products for Cough are commonly requested at the pharmacy counter. In this course we will review some of the more common products available specifically for Children. Not all products can be reviewed, so you can look at active ingredient also as a guide. This is part of a series of lessons on products for Cough and includes: Carbocysteine, Guaifenesin, Pholcodine,  Buttercup Bronchostop, Casacol, Exputex, Viscolex, Benylin,  Robitussin, Pholcodex,  Venos, Pharmony, Glycerine Honey and Lemon

Required Time in Course: 15 mins

Products for Cough are commonly requested at the pharmacy counter. In this course we will review some of the more common products available for Dry Coughts. Not all products can be reviewed, so you can look at active ingredient also as a guide. This is part of a series of lessons on products for Cough and includes: Codeine, Codinex, Pholcodex, Dextromethorphan, Benylin, Buttercup Bronchostop, Pholcodex, Robitussin, Glycerine Honey and Lemon. 

Required Time in Course: 15 mins

Products for Cough are commonly requested at the pharmacy counter. In this course we will review some of the more common products available for Chesty Coughts. Not all products can be reviewed, so you can look at active ingredient also as a guide. This is part of a series of lessons on products for Cough and includes: Carbocysteine, Guaifenesin,  Buttercup Bronchostop, Casacol, Exputex, Viscolex, Benylin,  Robitussin, Venos, Lemsip. 

Required Time in Course: 15 mins