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Otolaryngology (ENT) For General Practitioners/GP Trainees & Nurse Practitioners

1st May 2020

Newcastle Surgical Training Centre delivers over 170 advanced training courses from regional, national and international surgeons representing multiple specialties. Collaboration with national and international faculty drives a greater understanding of surgical techniques delivering improved patient care.

Course Overview

This one day practical skills training course is aimed at General Practitioners, GP trainees
and Nurse Practitioners with an interest in ENT.
The course aims to reinforce the basic concepts and techniques in ENT, train candidates efficiently in ENT examination and to inform GP’s of regional treatment and protocols for common ENT conditions.
The practical aspect of the course will refresh clinical skills in assessment and examination.

Course Includes

  • Management of common ear conditions.
  • Glue ear, middle ear infections and Otitis External.
  • ENT emergencies – learn when to refer for a range of problems including airway problems, facial nerve palsy and tonsillitis.
  • Epistaxis.
  • Hoarseness and lump in neck.
  • 2 week wait policy.
  • Dizziness.
  • Paediatric update (tonsillitis, congenital head and neck lumps, sleep apnoea)
  • ENT instruments
  • An intensive course
  • Number of attendees is limited to 12
  • Refreshments and lunch included.
  • Course certificate on completion
  • CPD pending
Audience: GP, GP Trainee, GP Trainer, GP educator and Practice Nurse
Faculty: Mr Gerry Siou, Consultant ENT Surgeon Additional faculty to be confirmed
Full details and registration information is available on the website:
Or contact:
Lucy Thomas
Newcastle Surgical Training Centre
Freeman Hospital
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: (44) 191 213 8628


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