Sore throat


Focus on sore throat

Everyone is likely to come down with a cold at least once over the winter months and with a sore throat being a common symptom, its useful to know how to ease the discomfort. This module looks at the different causes of sore throats and the self care tips and OTC product recommendations that can be passed onto customers.

Learning objectives

After 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 care measures.

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