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This course is designed to prepare the nurse for the Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) Exam* by providing a comprehensive, focused review based on the detailed content outline in a manner that is easy to understand and apply to real world clinical scenarios. Modules related to pediatric emergencies, including trauma, specific body systems and environmental issues, will be presented. Additionally, test preparation and the medicolegal and ethical components of care will be discussed. Each module will cover the pathophysiology, common symptoms, assessment findings, appropriate nursing interventions and patient/family education for each diagnosis in a manner that engages the learner and encourages interactive learning.
*CPEN® and the test name Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse exam are property of the trademark holders: the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) and the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN®). PNCB and BCEN® are not affiliated with MED-ED or this website.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:
Contact Hours: 12.25
MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.
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Beth brings over 25 years of experience in pediatric nursing. She is certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner in both primary and acute care. She is also a certified pediatric nurse and a certified pediatric emergency nurse. Beth worked in a pediatric emergency department for 16 years, serving as a staff nurse, nurse educator, charge nurse, flight nurse and a nurse practitioner. She practiced at an adult Level I Trauma Center on a per diem basis for 6 years and lectured on various pediatric topics, both locally and nationally, for over 15 years.
Beth is active in local and national organizations, including the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA) and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNA). She is currently employed as an NP with the pediatric surgeons at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, and moonlights at local pediatric urgent care centers as well. Her years of experience in the emergency department and with pediatric surgery have given her many stories of real-life cases of common—and some uncommon—pediatric diagnoses.
MED-ED is so confident in the quality of our programs and presenters, that we guarantee you’ll pass your certification exam or you will receive a full tuition-refund.
We want you to pass! That’s why to qualify for a refund, the exam must be taken within 35 days of the seminar date or On-Demand eLearning, DVD-ROM or Audio CD course purchase date.
To be eligible for the refund, your request must be postmarked or received by our office within 30 days of receipt of your Exam Score Report.
*Our Pass Guarantee is not offered for Institutional eLearning orders.
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