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Ear Care Update

Course Date: 13 October 2020, 09:00 - 13:00

Course Leader: Tracey Owen

Duration of Course: 3.5 Hours

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

Accreditation Length: 3 years

Price: £48.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 4

An update course for those who have previously attended the Introduction to Ear Care course,
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 in Training for an Update in Ear Care

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

For Nurses and Advanced Practitioners who have previously attended the Introduction to Ear Care course and are looking to update their knowledge. This course is not suitable for HCAs.

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