Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Certification Review (Two-day course)

  • Date: September 30, 2014 to October 1, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium, 8303 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses preparing for the CEN certification examination or interested in current best practices in emergency nursing.

Cost

Cost

Value: $600  Cost: $180 with promo code: 70pd
This program offers additional discounted pricing. See section description on registration page for more details.

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

A discount is available for groups of 3 or more.     

Optional: Bound Book of Handouts: $10 or you may print on your own.

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement: This two day course is designed to prepare nurses for the certification examination and is an opportunity to increase knowledge and assessment skills related to emergency nursing. Participant will be able to:

  • Review specific study tips for the CEN exam.
  • Discuss the care of patients with emergencies involving shock and other medical emergencies.
  • Describe the professional issues related to the care of the patient requiring emergency care.
  • Discuss the care of patients with emergencies involving major body systems.
  • Discuss the care of patients presenting to the ED with maxillofacial emergencies.
  • Describe the care of women involving obstetric & gynecological emergencies.
 

Agenda

Agenda

 
Sept. 30 - Agenda  
7:30am-8:00am Registration/Introduction
8:00am-8:15am Welcome & Introductions
8:15am-8:50am CEN Exam Process
8:50am-9:55am Professional Issues
9:55am-10:05am Break
10:05am-11:20am Shock
11:20am-12:30pm Environmental Emergencies
12:30p-1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30pm-2:45pm Toxicological Emergencies
2:45pm-2:55pm Break
2:55pm-4:00pm Neurological Emergencies
4:00pm-5:00pm Medical Emergencies
   
Oct. 1 - Agenda  
8:00am-9:30am Respiratory Emergencies
9:30am-9:40am Break
9:40am-10:40am Orthopedic Emergencies
10:40am-11:30am Maxillo-Facial Emergencies
11:30am-12:30pm Psycho-Social Emergencies
12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch (on  your own)
1:30pm-3:00pm Cardiovascular Emergencies
3:00pm-3:10pm Break
3:10pm-4:00pm Gastro-Intestinal Emergencies
4:00pm-5:00pm Obstetric, Genitourinary, Gynecological Emergencies

 

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Speakers

Speakers

Pat Clutter, RN, MEd, CEN, FAEN has been a registered nurse working in the ED in a variety of capacities since 1974. She currently works PRN at the "stretcher-side", works as a "ship nurse," lectures for Med ED, and lectures independently. She is active in the ENA at the local, state, and national levels; has lectured at ENA national and state conventions and is a JEN editor. She has published in professional nursing journals and has lectured on a wide variety of topics. In 2005, Pat was one of 39 active and 2 honorary emergency nurses nationwide inducted into the newly formed Academy of Emergency Nursing. Pat took the CEN exam in 1980 when it was first offered and has maintained it ever since.

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nurses
15.0 contact hours awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.
Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Education Credit
15.0 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Center for Professional and Continuing Education assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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