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Ear Care Workshop for HCAs

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £170.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

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


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Course 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


Course 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.

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Course Venues and Prices

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Professionals training professionals

M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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