Learning Outcomes

Participants will have:

  • an understanding of the basic anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • an understanding of the prevention of ear problems, considering the patient holistically
  • a foundation of knowledge on which to base practical aural toilet, wax instrumentation and ear irrigation according to their own level of practice competence
  • an understanding of decontamination of equipment
  • an understanding of documentation in relation to ear care
  • the ability to undertake ear care within the boundaries and limits of their professional competence, responsibility and accountability
  • an understanding to complete the competency handbook, consistent with their individual level of skill and knowledge
09:30 Introduction and aims for the day
09:45 Anatomy and physiology of the ear
11:00 Coffee
11:15 Anatomy and physiology continued
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Preparation and explanation of practical workshops
14:15 Practical Workshops: - Otoscopy - Instrumentation - Irrigation
15:00 Coffee
15:15 Practical workshops continued
16:00 Quiz
16:15 Evaluation
16:30 Certificates and conclusion

Training provided by Marion Bryce (recommended by Rotheram Ear Care Centre)

Useful Information

The course is quality assured through Sheffield University.

Teas, coffees and lunch will be included.

Parking will be charged at £2