Nasal conditions

The nose is one of the body’s first points of defence when it comes to guarding against viruses, bacteria and other harmful particles in the air. It plays an important role in the respiratory and immune systems, which is why we often feel unwell when affected by nasal conditions.

Learning objectives

After studying this module, assistants will:

  • Be able to understand the basic structure of the nose
  • Be aware of common conditions which affect the nose and sinuses
  • Confidently be able to recommend treatment options. 
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