Course in Ear Wax Removal (Microsuction)
This course is designed to provide management strategies, recognise complications and risks associated with microsuction, and identify referral pathways for specialist care in relation to a range of conditions associated with microsuction, based on detailed pre-requisite knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the auditory system.
It will provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to perform ear wax removal by microsuctioning of the ear canal for the purpose of wax and foreign body removal.
Entrants to the Course in Ear Wax Removal (Microsuction) must provide evidence of a relevant professional role. Relevant roles would include:
- Registered Nurses
- Enrolled Nurses
- Allied Health Workers, E.g., Audiologists
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners
- General Practitioners
- Others on application.
It is recommended entrants have:
- A minimum of six months’ employment or experience working with clients in a clinical environment
- High language, literacy, and numeracy levels – sufficient to interpret medical documents/referrals/requests, written medical notes and reports.