Daily fatigue and stress


  • Welcome
  • Prevalence of stress and fatigue
  • What is daily fatigue?
  • What is stress?
  • Causes and symptoms
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Treatment
  • Assessment questions
  • Action & Evaluation


This OTC module is about daily fatigue and stress. It will consider the causes and symptoms of these issues as well as treatment options and lifestyle advice.


After studying this module assistants will:

  • Understand what is meant by the terms daily fatigue and stress
  • Be aware that daily fatigue and stress are common complaints that can affect a person’s health
  • Be familiar with the possible causes of daily fatigue and stress
  • Be able to recommend OTC products, when appropriate
  • Understand how lifestyle changes may improve a person’s ability to cope with daily fatigue and stress
  • Be able to offer tips to improve a sufferer’s sleep.


Jane Feely, PhD

About this module

This module has been endorsed with the NPA’s Training Seal as suitable for use by medicines counter assistants as part of their ongoing learning. Complete the questions at the end to include in your learning log.



Click here to download a PDF of the module as it appeared in print. You can still use your online learning log to record your learning outcomes and impact on your practice.


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