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We have expanded our immunisation learning pathways to support anyone working in Primary Healthcare. 

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The Benchmarque Group continue to be leaders in the delivery of nationally accredited training supporting nurses and health professionals in Ear Health assessment and management. Our new bundled options are designed to provide the simplest and most cost-effective way to gain skills relevant to your role and that can be immediately implemented in the workplace.

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Hearing and Ear Health Foundations for Healthcare Professionals

Provides knowledge and understanding of the key concepts of good hearing and ear health, and the ability to identify common conditions.

Hearing and Ear Health Foundations for Healthcare Professionals

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$45.00 inc GST
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10 hours study
CPD hours

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.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health
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General Practitioners
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Allied Health Workers
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Practice Support Staff
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Registered Nurses

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Program delivery

Online learning and assessment via accessIQ.

Entry requirements

This program is designed for clinical and non-clinical professionals working within the healthcare sector. Relevant roles include:

  • Enrolled Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners
  • General Practitioners
  • General Practice Registrars
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Non-clinical support staff
  • Practice Managers
  • Others on application

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Overview

This program 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

Course content areas include:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • The process of sound and hearing
  • The fundamentals of 'good' ear and hearing health throughout the lifespan
  • The process of a basic ear health assessment
  • Common ear and hearing conditions and issues and how to identify them
  • The impact of hearing loss and how this can be identified, assessed and prevented.
Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program you will be able to: 

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the ear
  • Understand the process of sound and hearing
  • Understand the fundamentals of 'good' ear and hearing health
  • Recognise the impact of hearing loss and how this can be identified, assessed and prevented
  • Understand basic ear health assessment, and how to identify common ear and hearing conditions and issues.
Online learning management system

A simplified learning journey with accessIQ

We are paving the way for innovative and easy online learning through our bespoke online course and assessment platform, accessIQ. This online platform represents an intuitive end-to-end solution for managing a student’s learning journey from enrolment to completion. 

Edit saved answers, review before submitting
Study anywhere, at anytime and on any device
Live student console tracks progress, enrolments and waitlists
Edit saved answers, review before submitting
Study anywhere, at anytime and on any device
Live student console tracks progress, enrolments and waitlists

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is the target audience for the Foundations of Ear Health Program?

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.

Is this an accredited 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.

How many CPD hours will I receive for this program?

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.

What will I receive at the completion of the program?

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.

Can I buy the Foundations program on its own?

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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