About the Course
Course overview: This focused course covers key content for providing emergency care to patients with gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and endocrine emergencies.
Target audience: The target audience for this education program is nurses working within the emergency department who interact daily with patients presenting with gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or endocrine emergencies.
- Identify the various emergency room presentations among patients complaining of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or endocrine disorders.
- Compare and contrast the various presentations among patients complaining of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or endocrine disorders.
- Differentiate the assessment and intervention techniques among patients complaining of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or endocrine disorders.
About the Author
Jennifer R. Buettner, RN, CEN, currently serves as the nurse educator for the emergency department (ED) at DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale, Lithonia, Georgia. In this role, Mrs. Buettner works to advance the careers of emergency nurses through education and evidence-based practice. Mrs. Buettner holds certifications in basic disaster life support (BDLS), advanced disaster life support (ADLS), and as a certified emergency nurse (CEN), and serves as an advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructor. She is a course coordinator for the trauma nursing core course (TNCC) and emergency nursing pediatric course (ENPC). She is a current member of the Emergency Nurses Association and an advocate for the Board Certified Emergency Nursing exam.
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