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    Board Certified Nurses Are Essential Emergency Department Assets Says New BCEN White Paper

    Board Certified Nurses Are Essential Emergency Department Assets Says New BCEN White PaperJuly 31, 2018Board certified emergency nurses, much like board certified physicians, bring essential expertise, skills and best practices to hospital-based and freestanding emergency departments. The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) explains how a certified nurse workforce benefits patients, staff and healthcare institutions in its first white paper for emergency department (ED) leaders and hospital administrators.

    Emergency Nursing Certification Board Names New Executive Director and Announces Promotions

    Emergency Nursing Certification Board Names New Executive Director and Announces PromotionsFebruary 22, 2018The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN), the benchmark for certification across the emergency spectrum, has appointed Janie Schumaker, MBA, BSN, RN, CEN, CPHQ, CENP, FABC to the position of executive director. More than 45,000 BCEN certifications are currently held by registered nurses who specialize in emergency, flight, critical care ground transport, pediatric emergency and trauma nursing.

    ABSNC Grants Initial Accreditation to the Joint Program Sponsored by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

    ABSNC Grants Initial Accreditation to the Joint Program Sponsored by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing and the Pediatric Nursing Certification BoardJune 12, 2015The Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, Inc. (ABSNC) announced it has granted initial accreditation to the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) for their jointly approved Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse CPEN® credential. This is the first joint certification program reviewed and approved by ABSNC.