Ear care management Workshop Short Course

Ear care management Workshop Short Course

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

Entry and Admissions

AWARD TYPE: Short Course

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: Part time



SCHOOL: School of Community Health and Midwifery

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: November 2020 and May 2021

Entry Requirements:

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, Health Care Assistants.

Maximum number of participants: 20 

Course Content

On completion of the workshop all participants should 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 carrying out ear irrigation

Academic Expertise

Facilitator: Gillian Armitage

As a previous practice nurse and nurse practitioner, the facilitator has a wealth of experience in undertaking ear care management. The facilitator has taught ear care management since 2003 at the UCLan.


Attendee feedback from past workshops:

‘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’


Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


How to Apply

Book your place via our online booking form

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893836

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk