Conference and Program Information
Who Should Attend: Emergency Department Nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics and Pediatric Nurses.
Designation: Provider (ENA) approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, for 14.75 contact hours.
||The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The Emergency Nurses Association Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) is a two-day course designed to provide core level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills associated with the delivery of professional nursing care to the pediatric patient. Lecture topics include epidemiology, assessment, triage, respiratory emergencies, respiratory failure, shock, pediatric trauma, child maltreatment, neonatal emergencies, medical emergencies, crisis intervention, environmental issues, toxicological issues, ethical and legal issues, stabilization and transport. Skills stations include airway/ventilation, position/securing, vascular access/medication administration, pediatric multiple trauma, pediatric resuscitation, and triage.
Upon successful completion of the course (written and skills exams), each participant will receive a verification card from ENA Expiration of verification occurs four years from the first day of the month in which the card was issued.
Overall Course Objectives:
- Describe the characteristics of life threatening illness and injury in children
- Identify the anatomic and physiologic characteristics of children as a basis for signs and symptoms
- Identify the most frequent causes of illness or injury in children
- Describe the assessment of pediatric patients with illness or injury
- Plan the specific interventions needed to manage the pediatric patient with illness or injury
- Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions related to patient outcomes
- Identify health promotion strategies related to the pediatric population
Psychomotor Skill Station Objectives:
- Demonstrate a standardized, systematic, and organized approach to assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
- Perform a primary and secondary assessment.
- Identify an appropriate plan of care.
- Set priorities for nursing interventions based on assessment data.
- Implement appropriate interventions.
- Evaluate pediatric patient response to interventions.
- Registration is now open
- ENA Members (includes book): $260.00
- Non ENA Members (includes book): $280.00
- Paramedics (includes books): $200.00
Cost of the course includes: Indirect fees to ENA, provider manual, refreshments and continuing education.