Ear care management Short Course

Ear care management 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


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:

Fri 22rd Nov 2019 - 9am-1pm, Fri 1st May 2020 - 9am- 1pm,, Fri 3rd July 2020 - 9am-1pm

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

Course Outline:
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

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Gillian Armitage

Learning outcome & aims

We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.

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

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 Application System.

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