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Introduction to Ear Care for HCAs

25 January 2018 @ 9:15 am - 4:30 pm

This course is based on the Primary Ear Care Centre programme, which is the National Centre for Ear Care.

HCAs should attend with their mentors who will themselves receive a certificate for attending an update.

Completing the paperwork of the supervision period for the HCAs helps to demonstrate their learning.


Agenda for HCAs and their mentors

Anatomy and Physiology

Theory of irrigation, documentation, decontamination of equipment

HCA’s: Questionnaire /Delegation/Mentorship workshop

Practical session:

Otoscopy                 Irrigation

Preparation for written work

Results/ discussion of written questionnaire

4.30 pm Conclusion and Evaluation


Mentors will receive a certificate of attendance for an update in ear care

HCA’s will get a certificate following the successful completion of the competency record under supervision and a case study of 1000 words.

It is recommended that students study the prior reading which is attached.

For guidance on ear syringing in general practice please see here with downloadable leaflet   https://www.wessexlmcs.com/earcare



Main contact

Name: Louise Greenwood

Email: louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.


25 January 2018
9:15 am - 4:30 pm
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