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This session is aimed at nurses new to undertaking ear care consultations and reviews. It will cover the assessment of the patients ear symptoms and the management options for those with excessive cerumen.

The topics covered include the following:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the ear
  • Accountability and legalities
  • Assessment of the patient with ear symptoms
  • Common ear conditions
  • Hearing pathways
  • How to use an otoscope to examine ears
  • Identification of red flags and referral
  • Undertaking the ear care consultation and documentation
  • When to perform ear irrigation and alternative therapies
  • Infection control of Ear care equipment and its safe use

If you have any questions or queries about this masterclass please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Course Information

Award Type Certificate of Attendance

Mode of Study
Short Course

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start 26th May 2021 |

Duration
One Day Masterclass

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

  • Registered nurses
  • Registered nursing associates
  • Registered midwives

Promote high quality, specialist training that is consistent with national policy recommendations and programme requirements.

£100 open to self funders or employer payment

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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