Description of this module

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Gastrointestinal Diseases


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Know the anatomy, biology and physiology of the digestive system;
  • Recognize the main digestive and intestinal disorders, as well as its causes and symptoms;
  • Know the principal intestinal parasites, as well as its causes and symptoms;
  • Know the principal lines of treatment used in these diseases;
  • Advise on non-pharmacological measures to prevent the pathological situations.


  • Module 1: Gastritis, Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer – 3 hours
  • Module 2: Diarrhea and Constipation – 2 hours
  • Module 3: Intestinal parasites – 3 hours
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.