Acute Otitis Media Management Made Easy

From an expert in AOM management, learn all the tips and tricks of the trade!

Learn from the convenience of your computer or phone! Conquer all the complicated concepts of modern acute otitis media management, taught by Dana Preston, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, an experienced NP with multiple areas of experience including pediatric ENT care!

Participants earn 2.0 ANCC-approved nursing contact hours including 2.0 hours of advanced pharmacotherapy.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course the learners will be able to do the following:

  • Identify normal characteristics of the tympanic membrane (TM)
  • List the diagnostic criteria of AOM
  • Describe the difference between AOM and otitis media with effusion (OME)
  • Identify some of the risk factors of AOM
  • Describe essential features of the child’s history with suspected AOM
  • Demonstrate the proper approach to the pediatric ear exam
  • Demonstrate proper otoscopy technique in assessing the TM
  • Identify the elements of the: Color, Other, Mobility, Position, Lighting, Entire surface, Translucency, External auditory canal and auricle, Seal (COMPLETES) ear exam
  • Discriminate between effusion free and effusion ears
  • Demonstrate proper assessment of TM mobility with the use of pneumatic otoscopy
  • Treat and manage uncomplicated AOM according to current guidelines

This course is a fantastic supplement to any curriculum, refresher for those in practice, or a new way to simplify complicated concepts. Dana moves at a comfortable pace and explains in simple terms how to make sense of the jungle of AOM management whether you are in primary care or specialty.

This course includes additional resources for download as well as a full length presentation .pdf file so you can take notes as you digest the content!

Even after watching the video and submitting the post-course evaluation, the participant will continue to have access to the presentation for reference!

Skills on Point, LLC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).

Proceeds fund future educational offerings in student-requested content and lecturer royalties.

Your Instructor

Dana Yvonne Preston, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Dana Yvonne Preston, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Dana Yvonne Preston, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, was awarded her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University in September 2019. Previously she received a Master of Nursing degree from Emory University in Atlanta Georgia in 1990 and shortly thereafter obtained national certification as a family nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is currently practicing full-time with Baptist Primary Care in Jacksonville Florida and is entering her 20th year. During her many years of practice, she also taught and precepted nursing students. Currently, she is an online visiting professor with Chamberlain University in their FNP program teaching Advanced Physical Assessment.

Course Curriculum

  Presentation: AOM Management Made Easy
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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