A one-day course in ear irrigation
for Healthcare Assistants/Assistant Practitioners designed to ensure that those
Assistants who are expected to irrigate are able to do so confidently and safely.
Assistants & APs working in general practice
The course provides knowledge and
practical guidance, which, together with mentorship in situ, should enable
Healthcare Assistants to fulfil their extended role.
of the basic anatomy and physiology of the ear.
understanding of basic ear care.
foundation of knowledge on which to base practical ear irrigation.
foundation knowledge of otoscopy.
understanding that, during and following completion of the course, they
will undertake ear irrigation within appropriately monitored and
supervised conditions and within the limits of their knowledge, skill and
understanding that, following the course, ear irrigation will continue to
be undertaken in accordance with the Ear Care Guidelines
If you have any questions please contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Plymouth Science Park
Unit 1, 5 Research Way,
Turn off from the main Derriford Road and turn left into the Main Car Park which is the second turning on the left.
If you let us have your registration number prior to arriving you can just park in the Visitors car park we can register this for you on the system. Or you can also request a parking permit from us to print out and put in your car. You can then just park and make your way down to our building as indicated which is the first building on the left just off the roundabout. If you have not sent in your registration prior to arriving then come to our reception and we will give you a parking permit to put in your car.
When you get to the front door of our building please press 1 then the bell sign and we will buzz you in. Go through the doors to the left of the lift then take the next corridor on your right and go to the reception desk to sign in.