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Short Course

Ear Care Management

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


Course overview

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

Award: Short Course
Level: CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: Half-day
Campus: Preston
Start Date: TBC

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 


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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