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Introduction to Ear Care

Course Date: 29 January 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

Course Leader: Tracey Owen, Nikki Lodge

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Price: £96.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 4

Training for Nurses and Assistant Practitioners with no experience in
Ear Irrigation / Instrumentation. The training is based on the guidelines published by the
Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre.

 

Objectives/Aims of Course

At the end of the study day the learners should:

  • Have a theoretical knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the ear.
  • Be able to recognise various conditions that can affect the ear, know how to treat them and advise on prevention
  • Be able to carry out holistic assessments and plan an appropriate plan of care for patients.
  • Demonstrate correct use of equipment, including decontamination
  • Demonstrate correct and safe technique when carrying out:
    - Otoscopy - on each other
    - Instrumentation/ irrigation - on an educational model

Course Programme

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Conditions that can affect the ear
  • Health promotion
  • Contra indications to irrigation

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a Certificate for Training on Introduction to Ear Care (Practical competencies to be completed in practice).

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

For Nurses & Assistant Practitioners with no experience in ear irrigation / Instrumentation.
The training is based on the guidelines published by the Rotherham Primary Ear Care Centre

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