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Below you will find details of the courses we provide, all of which are ‘Quality Assured’ by Sheffield University. Please click on the headings for more information.
A 5-day diploma level course, quality assured by Sheffield University, for nurses and practitioners working in the primary setting and in secondary care. It aims to equip them with the knowledge and clinical skills to enable them to provide holistic care for patients with ear problems.
This study day is intended to give the practitioner knowledge of and practical experience of ear irrigation and instrumentation. It is suitable for nurses and audiologists. It aims to provide an understanding of the basic anatomy and physiology of the ear and the need for preventative care, including patient education and advice.
A two day course in ear irrigation for Healthcare Assistants and other support workers designed to ensure that those Assistants whose role involves providing basic ear care, including irrigation. are able to do so confidently and safely. Mentors attend the first day and revise delegation and supervision of competencies.
This is a new 2 day course in Microsuction specifically for support staff. Many Practices would prefer their staff not to irrigate and are looking at suction as an alternative. Nurses and Audiologists can already access our Microsuction Study Day. This course is for Healthcare Assistants and others, with the same structure as the HCA Course in irrigation - HCAs attend both days, Mentors just the first.
Healthcare professionals working in Primary Care are frequently asked to see patients with ear problems. This half day up-date session allows the practitioner to revise their knowledge and competence of irrigation.
Open to Nurses and Healthcare Assistants who have completed the Primary Ear Care Diploma Course, the Irrigation and Instrumentation Study Day or the 2-day Healthcare Assistants’ irrigation course within the last 2 years.
This study day is intended to give practitioners updated knowledge of irrigation and knowledge and treatment of common ear problems.
A 1-day intensive microsuction course for healthcare practitioners, combining practical and taught sessions.
Written in response to demand from healthcare practitioners, including audiologists this is now a well-established and highly regarded study day. It is one of the few microsuction courses for ears in the UK which is backed by a comprehensive protocol and taught by practitioners who have been providing this service for patients for more than ten years.
The course is taught in small numbers, for the benefit of participants, in a nurse-led environment.
This session is intended to give practitioners who have attended the full course in the previous two years updated knowledge of microsuction technique and equipment.
A 2-day course for Audiologists, Associate Audiologists and hearing aid technicians wishing to learn how to take mould impressions for hearing aids, in-ear monitors, (sound protection), swim plugs (water protection) etc. safely and confidently.
If you are interested in hosting a course in your own venue please get in touch.