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The menopause

This Professional Assistant: Learn and Advise module focuses on the menopause, its symptoms, treatments and self care tips.

Few women will get through the menopause without experiencing any symptoms at all and for some, symptoms can be quite severe, having a significant impact on everyday activities.

Learning objectives

After studying this module assistants will:

  • Understand what happens in the body to cause the menopause and its symptoms
  • Be able to recognise the women who need referring to the pharmacist or their GP for advice
  • Be aware of the treatment options available, including self care measures.
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