Revise the anatomy and physiology of the ear, including the mechanism of hearing and learn about assessment of the ear and safe irrigation with water.
An overview of common ear conditions, including acute/chronic otitis media/externa, safe and unsafe tympanic perforations, cerumen (wax) impaction, chronic ear conditions.
A practical session will incorporate correct inspections and safe irrigation of the ear.
This workshop will benefit healthcare practitioners - nurses or HCAs - who have the opportunity to utilise these skills in practice on a regular basis.
The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.
We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.
We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Short course continuing professional development (12 weeks)
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