This module aims to equip those whose work involves managing patients who may present with conditions involving the ear to develop their knowledge and skills in this area. The module will cover anatomy and physiology of the ear and the pathophysiology of common problems affecting the ear. This module will also cover focused consultation skills, the fundamentals involved in managing patients with conditions affecting the ear including management of obstruction with earwax (cerumen) or foreign bodies, otitis externa and otitis media and principles involved in ear irrigation.
Students will be classroom based for the three full day taught sessions and will be expected to work with a clinical mentor in practice to further develop the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom. The assessment for this module will be a portfolio and reflect reflective study. This is taught at level 6.
This course is delivered by University of Sunderland Clinical Sciences lecturers and is taught over three full days over a four-month period at the University of Sunderland. Each day uses a variety of teaching and learning methods including interactive workshops and will focus on a specific topic that you can then consolidate in clinical practice. Assessment will be by a portfolio and reflective essay.
We usually require applicants to be health care professionals. You should be working in a clinical setting where your work involves delivering ear conditions services.
The fee for this course is £350.
This information was correct at the time of publication.