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Ear Care Workshop for Nurses and AHPs

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

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!" 

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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.
  • 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.

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

Tel: 017687 73030
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