Our course is based on consultation with Ear health professionals, and 10 years of clinical experience. The procedure of Micro-Suction is a safe method for the removal of ear wax, infection and foreign body blockages and is the preferred technique of Ear Nose & Throat specialists, the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and practiced at Crystal Clear Ears.

The training comprises the following 3 units of competency:

MICEAR001A Recognise the anatomy and physiology of the ear, ear conditions and treatment

MICWAX002A Perform wax removal by aural toilet and micro-suction

MICEDU003A Manage, educating and promote aural care

Course duration:  160 hours

40 hours online
120 Professional Experience Placements

Please note:
The procedure of Micro-Suction and Aural Hygiene is quite complex to learn. Not everyone has the same anatomy & physiology or wax type so our course is designed for the student to acquire maximum exposure to a wide variety of ears and wax conditions over 3 weeks clinical placement.

Location of Placement:
290 Springvale Rd,
Glen Waverley, 3150
Melbourne, Victoria

On completion of this course it is expected that participants will be able to:

  • Assess the anatomy and physiology of the ear and ear conditions
  • Describe how sound waves are transmitted through the ear
  • Complete an ear examination and aural health assessment
  • Understand the procedure of Micro-Suction and Aural Hygiene
  • Use the aural care and micro-suction equipment for the removal of ear wax, foreign bodies and infection effectively
  • Determine the type of ear blockage
  • Determine abnormalities in the normal physiology of the ear
  • Educate patients regarding good aural care
  • Examine and treat children
  • To communicate with hearing impaired patients and families
  • Examine and determine whether patient requires further health care review
  • Report findings of ear
  • Understand how an ear clinic and ear nurses work

This includes practitioners in fields such as Nursing, Medicine, Audiology and Audiometry and who are registered under health professional bodies such as AHPRA, Audiology Australia, HAASA or other relevant professional bodies related to their field of expertise and who are able to obtain professional indemnity insurance.

  • Power Point Presentation slides for:
    • Unit 1: MICEAR001A Recognise the anatomy and physiology of the ear, ear conditions and treatment
    • Unit 2: MICWAX002A Perform wax removal by aural toilet and micro-suction
    • Unit 3: MICEDU001A Manage, educating and promote aural care
  • Educational leaflets or patient handouts
  • Reflective Journals
  • Professional experience placement workbook

Please note: Students will be provided with the use of Crystal Clear Ear clinic binocular microscopic glasses while on the 3 weeks of clinical placement. Details of where to purchase binocular microscopic glasses information will be provided for student to purchase if they wish to do so.

Once you have been deemed competent in all 3 units of competency by our dedicated Nurse Educator/Assessor you will be issued a Nationally Accredited Certificate of Attainment within 30 days of completion.

Fees:

$4,950 inclusive of GST

Payment Methods include:
Direct debit, Credit Card or by phone to our head office on 1300 260 750

How to enrol:

PLEASE follow the steps below:
Email: earnurses@crystalclearclinic.com.au or tanya@crystalclearclinic.com.au regarding the course dates

What we require

  • Unique Student Identifier Number (if you do not have USI number please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ to learn more and  to register for a number)

To secure course dates, students are required to pay an enrolment fee $100 (non-refundable)

Followed by:

Commenced of online course a payment of $450 is due

Followed by:

  • Week 1 Payment of    $1500
  • Week 2  Payment  of   $1500
  • Week 3 Payment of $1400

Once request email for enrolment paperwork has been received an invoice will be generated and sent to you via email for payment and to secure your place for the course.

For more information

Course Administration
Crystal Clear Ears
1300260750
RTO Code: 45008
earnurses@crystalclearclinic.com.au

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