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Ear Care Workshop for Nurses and AHPs

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

OVERVIEW

 

Develop safe practice in diagnostic and examination skills for ear care in an area that attracts a high level of litigation. Includes an hands on workshop in ear irrigation (syringing).

 

"Excellent - covered all topics I hoped for!"

"Really good day! Course went at a perfect pace and increased my knowledge tremendously!"

 "Very enjoyable day, learnt a lot. Thank-you!" 

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.
  • Identify common minor ear abnormalities and ailments.
  • 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

  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists

COURSE VENUES / PRICES

London

£ 170.00
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Zoom
14/06/2024
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Manchester

Venue to be confirmed
11/09/2024
£ 170.00
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