The 4 Front Pharmacy Online Badge series offers users a quick way to progress their learning through completion of linked courses that will build to individual and pharmacy wide awards. All badges consist of completing between 6-10 courses, allowing you to achieve awards rapidly. You can build your personal portfolio as you go. Earning badges starts as soon as you complete any course and some courses may be part of multiple awards, so you will always be only a few courses away from your next Badge.   
The recommended starting Badge for new users of 4 Front Pharmacy Online. This series of courses provides an overview of the Consultation process and some essential product information relating to more regulated products available Over the Counter (OTC) in Ireland.

Courses Include: 

  1. STEPS Consultation Framework                               
  2. Person-Centred Care-Patient Experiences                
  3. Self-Care in Pharmacy                                              
  4. OTC Products-Codeine                                            
  5. OTC Products-Domperidone                                    
  6. OTC Products-Paracetamol

Students completing these courses will be awarded the 4Front Essentials Badge.

Effective consultations result in educated and empowered patients and carers who can manage their own and their loved ones’ health and medicines safety, with support from the healthcare professionals on their team

This lesson focusses on a number of interviews with patients talking about real experiences in the pharmacy setting.  You should review the main lesson and the three shorter interviews in the Case Study Tab.


Positive mental health is just as important as physical health. In the pharmacy, we are continually looking after our customer’s healthcare needs. This short module talks about how we can take care of our own mental health and provides strategies and resources that can assist each of us on a daily basis. This course is only open to Premium Members.

This module focuses specifically on medicines that contain the active ingredient paracetamol. You should review this module in conjunction with the product information provided on specific medicines that contain paracetamol.

This module focuses specifically on medicines that contain the active ingredient Domperidone . You should review this module in conjunction with the product information provided on specific medicines   that contain Domperidone.
Sales of Domperidone containing medicines are strictly regulated and subject to guidelines from the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland.

This module focuses specifically on medicines that contain the active ingredient Codeine. You should review this module in conjunction with the product information provided on specific medicines that contain Codeine