Case scenario 1
Louisa, 27, a public relations executive visits the pharmacy and requests something for a sore throat; her job requires her to be able to talk to her team and clients frequently during the day. Louisa has had a sore, scratchy and painful throat for 2 days which is now affecting her ability to swallow and is causing discomfort when she speaks. Louisa is otherwise healthy and has no allergies. She occasionally takes antihistamines and has made an appointment with her GP to get antibiotics. In the meantime, she has asked you for advice on products that would provide symptomatic relief.
After successful completion of this CPD activity, pharmacists should be able to:
Competency standards addressed (2016): 1.1, 1.4, 1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 3.2, 3.5, 3.6
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