ENT Disorders in Primary Care ML2108

CPD Hours : 3


This audio presentation, by an experienced GP, will develop your consultation skills in assessing ENT conditions including dizziness and vertigo in primary care.


  • Know how to assess and manage common ENT problems in primary care
  • Know about watchful waiting and use of delayed prescriptions
  • Know how and when to refer to ENT secondary care for non-urgent referrals
  • recognise red flags and ENT emergencies and how to refer
  • Able to recognise the difference between vertigo and dizziness.
  • Identify red flags and emergencies and refer appropriately.


  • Common ear conditions including otitis media, otitis externa
  • Assessment of hearing using Rhinne and Weber and Romberg testing
  • Identifying cholesteatomas, auricular haematoma, perforations, glue ear.
  • Otitis media, otitis externa, assessment and treatment
  • Treatment of ear perforations and other ear trauma
  • Identifying common disorders including labyrinthitis, BPPV, Meniere’s
  • Foreign bodies and abnormalities in the nose
  • Assessment of the throat and recognition of throat disorders
  • Identification of tonsillitis, glandular fever and quinsy
  • Vertigo and Dizziness

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals working in advanced roles in primary care and general practice


It is recommended that participants have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience and has completed a clinical examination skills session

Session includes

  • Work booklet
  • Audio presentation
  • Quiz


Lecturer: Dr Sanjeev Kalia, General Practitioner in Birmingham

Recommended Courses

Minor Illness

ENT Examination Masterclass

Dizziness Webinar

Ear Disorders Webinar

Clinical Examination Skills Workshop

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