Credit Available - See Contact Hours tab below.
RN, CNS, NP
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, appropri-ate nursing interventions and patient/family education for each diagnosis in a manner that engages the learner and encourages interactive learning.
This program prepares the learner to:
Contact Hours: 7.5
MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by 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.
Dr. Melissa has earned a PhD in nursing education, a Master’s degree in Science with a specialization in community-health nursing and nursing education. She has been a pediatric and adult-trauma ER nurse since 1990. Melissa has also practiced as a pediatric med-surg nurse as well as a home-health nurse. She has served as a clinical educator and an academic-nurse faculty member. Melissa is published as an item writer and editor for various CEN and CPEN certification review textbooks, and she has taught PALS, ACLS, ENPC, TNCC and CATN. She has developed pediatric emergency nurse intern programs for new graduates as well as experienced nurses new to the specialty. Coordinating CEN and CPEN review courses, Melissa enjoys the challenges of various learning environments and finding creative entertaining ways to interact with and inspire adult learners. She shares her knowledge in a fun and stimulating manner, making it easy to receive and retrieve.
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