About the Course
Target audience: The target audience for this education program is nurses working within the emergency department who interact daily with patients presenting ocular, dental, ear, nose, and throat emergencies.
Course overview: This course presents vital information related to select emergencies. Included are ocular and vision emergencies, dental emergencies, and ear, nose, and throat emergencies.
- Identify the various ocular, dental, ear, nose, and throat emergencies.
- Differentiate between the nonurgent and emergent ocular, dental, ear, nose, and throat presentations.
- Compare and contrast the various presentations of ocular, dental, ear, nose, and throat emergencies.
- Differentiate the interventions that will need to be taken with the various presentations of ocular, dental, ear, nose, and throat emergencies.
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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