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Digital Seminar

Certified Emergency Nurse CEN® - Certification Exam Prep


Speaker:
Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric)
Duration:
12 Hours 30 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jun 13, 2016
Product Code:
POS075450
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Prepare to pass the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) exam -- the first time!

  • Trauma Management
  • Triage: Strategies to Improve Outcomes
  • Comprehensive Review of Conditions by Body System
  • Professional & Ethical Issues in Emergency Nursing
  • Successful Test-Taking Strategies

This comprehensive CEN exam preparation course offers the latest in information and trends in emergency room nursing. An in-depth review of systems and refresher on current practices will prepare you for success by not just reviewing key points, but also reinforcing them through realistic test questions! The CEN exam prep covers all clinical and professional issues per the current exam blueprint, plus you’ll gain valuable test-taking strategies and tips that are certain to aid in your quest for success on the Certified Emergency Nurse exam!

 

Join expert speaker and certification coach, Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, FP-C, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CFRN, CEN, CPEN, for this dynamic session that will increase not only your emergency nursing knowledge, but also your earning power and employment opportunities.

 

 

Credit


* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

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Nurses - California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 12.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

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Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 15.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric)'s Profile

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Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), is a humanitarian/flight nurse-paramedic who is triple board-certified in neonatal, pediatric, and adult critical care and emergency medicine. He brings 30+ years of education and team/leadership experience to his presentations from a career that includes global health, tropical medicine, research molecular neuroendocrinology, nuclear engineering technology, US Navy aviation/NASA manned space flight support, and high-performance teams/high-yield pedagogy, dozens of national/international conference presentations and various awards and honors. Author/co-author/review credits include a best-selling laboratory medicine textbook, a chapter on shock in Nursing Core Curriculum a section in the newly released Resuscitation Crisis Manual, numerous other industry-standard textbooks, and several professional association critical care/emergency medicine curriculums and board certification review courses (AACN, ANN, ENA, SCCM, etc.). Additionally, Sean routinely consults on clinical, legal, and certification matters for numerous high-profile hospital systems (Yale, Mayo, etc.). He holds an MSc in Pharmacy/Forensic Science, bachelor’s degrees in business administration, nursing, and molecular biology, and post graduate certificates in Forensic Death Investigation, Legal Consulting, and Tropical Medicine. In addition to being active in a number of professional associations (SCCM, AACN, WADEM, etc.), Sean is a life member of Mensa, The Emergency Nurses Association, and the Air Surface Transport Nurses Association. He has served on the executive committees and in various leadership roles of numerous charities and professional associations and has led/participated in 50+ medical missions (Dominican Republic, Honduras, Morocco, Liberia, Nepal, Iraq, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Haiti). Sean served as a clinician and educator during the largest Ebola and Cholera outbreaks in recent history and is currently active in building sustainable neonatal-pediatric cardiac critical care capacity in Iraq, as well as serving as part of a national-level multidisciplinary child sexual assault forensics team in Guyana, South America. Hobbies include Scuba diving and vintage science kits, tube amplifiers, and motorcycles.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Sean Smith is an independent contractor. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Sean Smith is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Emergency Nurses Association, and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Outline

Day One

Physical preparation

Application process

Question interpretation

Practice questions

Study preparations

Successful test-taking strategies

Cardiovascular and Shock Emergencies

Shock

Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Genitourinary, Gynecology, and Obstetrical

Emergencies

 

Day Two

Maxillofacial & Ocular Emergencies

Neurological Emergencies

Orthopedic and Wound Emergencies

Psychosocial Emergencies

Respiratory Emergencies

Environmental and Toxicology Emergencies

Medical Emergencies and Communicable

Diseases

Professional Issues

 

 

Objectives

At the completion of this program, you should be able to:

  1. Identify pearls and pitfalls in both preparing for and taking Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) exam.
  2. Develop a study plan for the exam based on understanding the blueprint and domains of practice covered (didactic/clinical knowledge base concerns).
  3. Analyze key components of a comprehensive review of systems, including diagnosis and treatment of medical and traumatic pathologies per the official exam blueprint.
  4. Apply how the core curriculum components of medical and traumatic pathologies are covered in the exam through didactic supplementation and test questions.
  5. Develop a thorough understanding of professional issues facing the emergency nurse, such as ethical dilemmas, withholding, withdrawing, and palliative care, forensic evidence collection, federal regulations (e.g., HIPAA, EMTALA), triage, and disaster management.
  6. Apply how the core curriculum components of emergency nursing professional issues are covered in the exam through didactic supplementation and test questions.
  7. Apply the knowledge gained throughout the day in a comprehensive mini-exam, using realistic questions that simulate typical exam items.
  8. State three rapid interventions that can stabilize a patient who is symptomatic with a low blood pressure.
  9. Recognize the most common causes of arterial blood gas abnormalities.
  10. Identify the three most common dysrhythmias using rhythm strip interpretation.
  11. Discuss the three biggest concerns patients recognize at the end of life.
  12. Contrast the difference between hypovolemic shock, septic shock and cardiovascular shock in both assessment and treatment priorities.
  13. Differentiate the differences between a STEMI and NSTEMI.

Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists

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