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Wed, 15 Jan


Virtual Event

Ear Care Update

This course is aimed at all clinicians that are already trained in ear irrigation.

Ear Care Update
Ear Care Update

Time & Location

15 Jan 2025, 12:00 – 14:30

Virtual Event


About the event


  • Identify the anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • List some common ear problems and their symptoms/signs
  • Understand the medico legal requirements in ear care when you   are an HCA/GPN
  • Know how to keep up to date in ear care
  • Develop a protocol for ear syringing with your mentor


  • Be competent in ear assessment
  • Identify 5 landmarks on the tympanic membrane
  • List 3 common symptoms in ear infection and identify where these   may be
  • Complete 6 ear assessments under supervision and be passed to   irrigate under supervision

Learning outcomes for ear care update

  • Revise A and P of the ear
  • Revise common signs and symptoms of ear   infection
  • Describe 5 landmarks on the tympanic membrane
  • Demonstrate competency in ear irrigation
  • Can either describe your current ear care   protocol or learn how to devise one using peer group work
  • Review use of ceruminolytics and devise PIL if   not using one at present
  • Discuss current resources used to keep up to date

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