Fundamentals of ENT for Medical Students

28th September 2019

School of Biosciences, Cardiff University


ENT conditions and disorders account for approximately a quarter of GP visits. Patients with ENT complaints are also seen in the A&E Department, and paediatric and geriatric wards. Every doctor will need to encounter and manage an ENT problem in the course of his or her career. However, many medical students find ENT topics daunting and difficult to understand.

Led by junior doctors with experience of working in ENT, this course aims to help attendees to develop their clinical acumen and problem-solving skills.It will provide delegates with the tools to understand why ENT problems present in the manner in which they do and will advise how they can be solved by working from the first principles. The course will be tailored in such a manner that will prove beneficial to students in all years of medical school.

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • To recall the functional anatomy of the ear, nose and throat and its relation to medical and surgical pathology.
  • To develop a systematic approach to clinical ENT problems, their diagnosis, and their management.
  • To demonstrate a safe and systematic approach to examination of the ear, nose, throat and neck.

Target Audience

Medical Students (all years)

Course Lead

Dr Hannah Cornwall, BA (Hons), BM BCh
Foundation Year Doctor
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Quick Information
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Date 28th September 2019
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School of Biosciences, Cardiff University
Course Fee Free for Medical Students within the UK
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
Time 0845-1300 hours
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
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