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PulsePlus - ENT (3 CPD hours)

This PulsePlus covers ear, nose and throat conditions - including articles on hearing problems, emergencies in primary care, otitis externa and ENT malignancies.

Full CPD module

This PulsePlus covers ear, nose and throat conditions - including articles on hearing problems, emergencies in primary care, otitis externa and ENT malignancies.
 
Learning objectives


This module will give you a GP focused update on common ENT problems:

  • Deciding which patients to refer for cochlear implants
  • Managing patients in an emergency, such as nasal fractures, airway obstruction or foreign bodies in the ear
  • Distinguishing acute otitis externa from otitis media 
  • Identifying key features of thyroid, mouth, nasal, laryngeal and salivary gland cancer 
  • Screening children for hearing  problems

This module was first published on 12th January 2011 and was up to date with all key guidelines and evidence at that point. It will be reviewed as part of our routine update cycle by 12th January 2013 but will be updated sooner to reflect any key guideline changes.

Author


Key questions on hearing problems:

Professor Shakeel Saeed is professor of otology/neuro-otology and consultant ENT and skullbase surgeon at the UCL Ear Institute and the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London

Mr Harry Powell is ENT SpR at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London

ENT emergencies in primary care:

Mr Abir Bhattacharyya is a consultant ENT surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital and Royal College surgical tutor

Mr Nitesh Patel is a consultant ENT surgeon at Whipps Cross University Hospital

Dr Nancy Grover is a clinical and educational fellow at Whipps Cross University Hospital

Ten top tips on otitis externa:

Dr Richard Morgan is an ENT consultant for the Cwm Taf Health Board in Cardiff

ENT malignancies:

Mr Chris Jennings is a consultant ENT surgeon

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