Ear care management Short Course

Ear care management Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Half day


School of Community Health and Midwifery

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Friday 28th Oct 2016 9am-12pm, Friday 28th April 2017 9am-12pm,, Friday 9th June 2017 9am-12pm

Entry Requirements:

This workshop has been developed for healthcare professionals working in primary care or planning to deliver care in the community setting e.g. general practice nurses, district nurses, prison nurses and treatment room nurses.

Course Content

Course Outline:
The aim of this workshop is to offer health professionals knowledge and skills to undertake safe and effective ear care management.

Who should attend?

This workshop has been developed for health care professionals working in primary care or planning to deliver care in the community setting e.g. General Practice Nurses, District Nurses, Prison Nurses and Treatment Room Nurses

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Gill Armitage has taught ear care management at UCLan since 2003. As a community nurse and nurse practitioner, Gill has a wealth of experience in undertaking ear care management.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:-

  • Review the relevant anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • Discuss the professional issues surrounding ear care management
  • Explain the principles of ear irrigation - recognising correct technique, procedure and the management of such an intervention
  • Identify the difficulties and complications associated with undertaking ear irrigation

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


Attendee feedback from workshops in 2014/15:

‘Excellent course’

‘Training was very good, facilitator was very approachable’

‘Very interesting’

‘This was a really good course, have come away feeling knowledgeable and confident’

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

£45 (catering and car parking are not provided)

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808.


About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400