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Rotherham Ear Care study day

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Course
  • Cambridge (England)
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

The objective of the study day is to revise the anatomy and physiology of the ear, including the mechanism of hearing. Assessment of the ear and safe irrigation with water is also covered.

Important information
Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Anatomy and Physiology
IT
Physiology
Anatomy

Course programme

The objective of the study day is to revise the anatomy and physiology of the ear, including the mechanism of hearing. Assessment of the ear and safe irrigation with water is also covered.

An overview of common ear conditions, including acute/chronic otitis media/externa, safe and unsafe tympanic perforations, cerumen (wax) impaction, chronic ear conditions.

A practical session will incorporate correct inspections and safe irrigation of the ear. This workshop is currently available to registered nurses only. If you have queries about a workshop for care assistants, please email CPD Admissions for further information.

In this workshop you will aim to:

  • understand the basic anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • understand how to prevent ear problems, considering the patient holistically
  • develop knowledge on which to base wax instrumentation and ear irrigation according to their own level of competence
  • know when not to irrigate
  • understand the problems faced by people with hearing loss and tinnitus
  • know how to decontaminate equipment
  • know how to document ear care.