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Sore throat

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on sore throat.

This Professional Assistant module is about sore throats. It will consider the causes, symptoms and treatment options of sore throats, as well as self care advice.


After studying this module, assistants will:

  • Understand how and why a sore throat occurs
  • Recognise the symptoms that might warrant referral
  • Know the treatment options available, including self help measures.

About this module

This module is suitable for all members of the pharmacy team who wish to increase their knowledge of common conditions, treatment options and communication skills.
This module has been endorsed with the NPA’s Training Seal as suitable for use by pharmacy teams as part of their ongoing learning.



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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