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Ear Care Workshop for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 16:30

OVERVIEW

 

A practical ear care course for Healthcare Support Workers. Develop safe practice in ear irrigation (syringing) which attracts a high level of litigation.

"Great course! Fun & understandable!"

"Brilliant training. Very easy to understand - thank-you!"

"This course was most helpful & practical!"

Past course delegates

 

CONTENT

 

Review of anatomy and physiology

Examination of the ear using an otoscope

Common ear problems

  • foreign bodies
  • earache
  • infection
  • earwax blockage (cerumen impaction)

Ear irrigation (formally known as Ear Syringing)

Risk assessment

Practical workshop

Complications

 

AIMS AND OUTCOMES

 

  • Be able to correctly use an otoscope for examining the ear.
  • Understand treatment of minor ear problems using best practice rationales.
  • Correctly irrigate an ear for cerumen impaction and be aware of the complications.

 

ATTENDED BY

  • Healthcare Assistants

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

London

£ 170.00
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