Training Program:

Ear Nose and Throat

This module is designed for doctors who have never successfully completed the Stream 1 module and do not hold this accreditation. Accreditation requires you to attend the session and complete the assessment tasks successfully.

Successful completion of the module will lead to the award of the Ear Nose and Throat accreditation.

If you have already successfully completed this module and you want to undertake continuing education, then you are encouraged to enrol in Ear, Nose and Throat Stream 2 Module.

Stream 2 modules do not have any assessment requirements, and they will help you improve your proficiency by updating your skills in applying the AMA4 Guides and/or other prescribed assessment methods.

Module information

This module covers the assessment of permanent impairments from the principle dysfunctions of the ear, nose, throat and related structures.

The module covers:

  • The fact that legislation requires that the Australian NAL methodology is used to assess hearing loss rather than the method in Chapter 9 of the Guides.
  • The process to be followed to assess impairment of hearing loss is the NAL methodology as it is variously adopted in the three compensation jurisdictions.
  • The specific approaches to taken to assessment of noise-induced hearing loss.
  • The approach to be taken to assess ENT disorders including equilibrium, facial structure, and disorders of the air passage defects.
  • The other parts of the Guides beyond Chapter 9 that an examiner accredited for this module may use to complete assessment of impairments of Cranial Nerves I, VI and VIII.
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