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Ear Care Foundation Course

Who should attend
NMC registered Nurses and also Health Care Assistants who wish to develop the skills and knowledge required to deliver safe and effective ear care. This course is also suitable for those who attended ear care training more than 3 years ago.

What will I learn
You will explore and develop the theoretical evidence-based knowledge and clinical skills required to identify and manage common ear problems, which may reduce unnecessary referrals to secondary care.

Course Content:

  • Anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • Management of common ear problems and promotion of safe and effective personal ear care
  • Identification of clinical conditions affecting the ear and its management
  • Health conditions that may have an indirect effect on the function or presentation of the ear
  • Practise the clinical skill of Otoscopy
  • Practise safe and effective ear wax removal using instrumentation and irrigation
  • Legal and professional requirements relating to ear care
  • Documentation

How much will the course cost
£175 per delegate

How long will the course take to complete
1 Day (09.30 - 16.30)

Training dates and venues:

Date Location and Room Start and Finish Time
20th January 2022 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30 -16.30
31st March 2022 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30 -16.30
16th May 2022 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30-16.30
4th August 2022 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30-16.30
10th October 2022 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30-16.30
29th November 2022 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30-16.30
20th January 2023 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30-16.30
18th February 2023 MF3 Room
Knutsford District & Community Hospital
Bexton Road
Knutsford
WA16 0BT
09.30-16.30