This course encompasses a wide range of topics including anatomy and physiology of the ear, the basics of hearing and hearing loss, ear hygiene and common ear conditions.
You will gain knowledge on the fundamentals of ‘good’ ear and hearing health throughout the lifespan, understand basic ear health assessment principles, and the ability to identify common ear and hearing conditions and issues that may present.
Course content areas include:
Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to:
Entrants to the Hearing and Ear Health Foundations for Healthcare Professionals course must provide evidence of a relevant professional role. Relevant roles would include:
Build core knowledge of ear anatomy, hygiene and common conditions that will be seen in clinical practice, and with this create confidence to assess and identify ear, and hearing conditions, that affect patients in the community.
There is no associated workshop with this program All learning is online via accessIQ.
As a general guide, one hour of active learning equates to one hour of CPD. It is the responsibility of the individual student to calculate how many hours of active learning have been completed. The hours of active learning estimated above should act as a guide to CPD hours.
The Foundations program is designed for clinical and non-clinical professionals working within the healthcare sector. From the GP to Medical receptionist, all healthcare professionals would benefit from completing the online program.
No. The Foundations program is a non-accredited program and has no units of competency included. This program will provide you with foundational knowledge to prepare you for any of our other ear health programs.
This program takes approximately 10 hours of active learning. The hours of active learning should act as a guide to CPD hours. It is the responsibility of the individual student to calculate how many hours of active learning they have completed. As a general guide, one hour of active learning equates to one hour of CPD.
On successful completion you will receive a Digital Badge. Digital badges (sometimes called micro-credentials) are used to recognise learning or achievement and provide digital proof of that accomplishment. Digital Badges can be displayed, accessed, and verified online, and are commonly used on resumes and social media platforms.
Absolutely, the Hearing and Ear Health Foundations Program for Healthcare Professionals is a great program to provide you with the knowledge and understanding on a wide range of hearing and ear health topics.
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