Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear.
It has several presentations, the most common being acute otitis media, with or without perforation of the eardrum.
Otitis media is most common in early childhood but can also occur in adults.
This module covers the assessment and management of the various forms of otitis media in the primary care setting.
Where appropriate, the need for different management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is flagged.
At the end of this module participants will be able to: