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Methods of Wax Removal course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS

This session will help you to recognise the presence of wax in the external auditory canal and provide a description of the methods for its removal either in general practice, or by the audiologist. It will also discuss the contra-indications to its removal.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Recognise wax in the external auditory canal
  • List the steps necessary to remove the wax from the external auditory canal
  • Describe various methods of wax removal
  • Recall which method of removal is recommended in practice
  • Recall that otoscopy is used to check that the wax has been removed
  • Recall the contra-indications to wax removal
  • List instances when the wax should not be removed

As a primary care practitioner or audiologist, do you currently undertake any procedures to remove wax?

Are you aware of the recommended methods?


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Be able to perform otoscopy
Instructors / Speakers
Ewa Raglan,
Consultant Audiovestibular Physician

Ewa Raglan MD (Distinc) DLO, FRCS, FRCP is a Consultant Audiovestibular Physician, based in the Dept of Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine at St. George’s Healthcare Trust, London and at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust (GOSH), London. Clinical Champion to the DH Audiology Programme.

Delivery
Title
Methods of Wax Removal course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
ENT
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
3_15_01
Access Duration (in months)
12
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