Nasendoscopy Skills Workshop

If this is the era of digital disruption, then video nasendoscopy is one of those game-changer technologies. The telehealth revolution is now at our doorsteps.

Don’t miss your opportunity to learn how to safely perform and integrate video nasendoscopy into your practice.”

Dr Suzie

About this course

Nasendoscopy allows for the systematic examination of the nose and nasoopharynx – skills which form part of the comprehensive ENT and medical airway examination.

Its clinical applications have far reaching potential in general practice.

This course provides the practical foundations to perform nasendoscopy safely and competently in shared care allergy and ENT general practices and for tele-medicine consultations.

What's included

CPD

40 points

Rural Procedural Grants

Pending

ACCRM Acrredited

Pending

Training Method

100% Face to face

Duration

1 Day

Course Dates

Assessment Method

Face to face

Entry Requirements

Any medical degree

Team Worklogic Sheets

Integrated Team Training

Brand me activities

Credit available

Notes inlcuded

Course companion

Rating 5 stars

Price

Why this course

Learning Nasendoscopy is a great foundation skill for getting airway focussed and a perfect entry point for any GP wishing to begin their special skills journey.

Learn how performing this in-office examination gives you immediate answers.

Free guide

Why learn nasendoscopy skills?

Reasons why all Doctors should consider this as an essential airway skill for everyday practice.

What you'll learn

In this course you’ll learn the clinical indicators and procedures relevant to performing nasendoscopy in general practice.

Learn how to identify common findings, document these using the Nasendoscopy 5-point Checklist and communicate these using the ISBAR communication framework efficiently and effectively to your team – especially useful for for those training for telehealth consultations.

Very importantly, you’ll learn safe handling and team procedures necessary to host a video flexible nasendoscope in your clinic so you can perform nasopharygoscopy with competence.

Learning outcomes

Cover the 5 domains of general practice for smart CPD and competence based learning.

APPLIED KNOWLEDGE

Using the 5 Step Nasendoscopy Checklist, describe the appearance of common ENT presentations and recognise red flags for urgent referral.

PROFESSIONAL + ETHICAL

Select patient scenarios suitable for nasendoscopy from everyday general practice.

LEGAL + ORGANISATIONAL

Using the 5 Rules of Nasendoscopy develop an end-of-day checklist integrating safe handling and infection control principles to maintain your practice’s nasendoscopy.

POPULATION HEALTH

Using an ISBAR framework, communicate your nasal endoscopic findings for effective telehealth consultations.

COMMUNICATION

Describe techniques to keep adults and children comfortable throughout the procedure.

SPECIAL SKILLS

Select an appropriate technique to keep adults and children comfortable throughout the procedure.

Learning objectives

Simplified content with 10 clear learning objectives. This is the content-basis of what you need to know.

01

Revise anatomy of nasopharynx and recognize normal nasopharyngeal landmarks through video nasendoscopy.

02

Recognize abnormal anatomy such as rhinitis, deviated nasal septum, polyposis, sinusitis, adenoid hypertrophy and nasopharyngeal tumours.

03

Document nasendoscopic findings using the 5 Step Nasoendoscopic Checklist.

04

Implement infection control principles.

05

Understand the safe handling of nasendoscopes.

06

Consent and counsel patients appropriately prior to nasendoscopy.

07

Select patients appropriately for nasendoscopy.

08

Integrate nasendoscopy into primary care medical airway assessments.

09

Recognise red flags for immediate ENT referral.

10

Communicate your nasendoscopic findings effectively to colleagues.

Why our courses

Be part of something special. Here’s 5 unique features that make our special skills courses special:

1

BE RELEVANT

Tackle modern day epidemics by learning the skills to handle today's walk-in general practice curriculum.

2

BE PRACTICE-READY

Be day-one-ready with a bullet-proof practice behind you with our inbuilt team training and nurse inclusive training so you can safely implement your skills.

3

BE SMART test

Take advantage of a smarter learning approach by making your time count towards building competency.

4

BE MENTORED

Access the mentorships or taining placements you need to clinically apply your skills straight away.

5

BE SOLUTION-FOCUSSED

Embrace the intelligence of teamwork by getting behind shared care and be part of the evolution of general practice.

Meet your guides

Dr Suzan Bekir

MBBS (Hon) UNSQ FRACGP

Dr Suzie is an experienced General Practitioner who practices as a GP and is a GP clinical supervisor for GP Synergy accredited special skills Allergy / ENT/ Skin / Laser / Cosmetics. She assisted to create the GP shared.care pathways for Allergy, ENT, orthodontics, skin, laser and cosmetics. She co-created the Australian Allergy Centre and collective.care. She is a member of the RACGP, ASCIA and ACNEM.

Dr Tobias Pincock

MBBS FRACS (OHNS) AAFPS AAFPRS

Dr Pincock is a highly trained specialist in ENT and Facial Plastics Surgeon. Dr Pincock has been a clinical supervisor and trainer for GP Synergy since 2015 for accredited special skills term in Allergy and ENT. He assisted in the development of the clinical pathways for GP shared.care within the Australian Allergy Centre and collective.care Allergy and ENT clinics. He is also the ASCIA GP Associate leader.

Rosalind Layton

Clinical Nurse Specialist RN

Ros is a clinical nurse specialist with 20 years of nursing experience. Ros is an associate member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA). She achieved a Professional Certificate in Allergy Nursing through the University of South Australia in 2011. She is a Clinical Nurse supervisor and trainer for the Norwest Allergy and ENT group.

First steps

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Before you start

Prepare

Be guided through a learning plan, complete your predisposing activities and download your course Companion notes.

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