Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Friday 25 May 2018, 9:00am-12:00pm
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.
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
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.
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:
‘Training was very good, facilitator was very approachable’
‘This was a really good course, have come away feeling knowledgeable and confident’
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Fees & Funding
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