Description of this module

Food Suplements

Food Suplements


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

  • Know the main substances that characterize the composition of dietary supplements that fit each group and its action in the body;
  • Acquire knowledge for distinguish the dietary supplements, herbal supplements and medical devices;
  • Promote the secure use of the food supplements available, adapting their use to each particular situation;
  • Identify situations of cross-selling, knowing the technical basis for selecting the most suitable supplement.


  • Settings
  • Legal framework
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Ophthalmology, weight control, memory and concentration
  • Menopause, genito-urinary system, sleep and anxiety
  • Cardiovascular health, bones, joints and beauty
  • Probiotics and prebiotics
  • 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.