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Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course











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Course Description

ENPC is a 16-hour course designed to provide core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in the emergency setting. The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and identifies appropriate interventions. Triage categorization and prevention strategies are included in the course content. ENPC is taught using a variety of formats, including lectures, videotapes and includes skill stations that encourage participants to integrate their psychomotor abilities into a patient situation in a risk-free setting.

ENA's Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course provides participants the opportunity to strengthen and develop their pediatric emergency nursing skills while expanding their personal growth by collaborating with nurses from a variety of practice settings. ENPC brings together participants from various emergency department settings as well as nurses working in other specialties of nursing.

Initial Course Length: 16 hours

Refresher Course Length: 8 hours

Intended Audience: The ENPC may be officially attended by registered nurses (RN's). Other health care providers may attend the course as observers. In order to maximize success in the ENPC, it is recommended that the participant have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting. It is assumed that the course participant possesses generic nursing knowledge, has an understanding of emergency care terminology, and has familiarity with standard emergency equipment.

Card Issued: 4 year course completion

Con Ed Award:       16 hours of RN Contact Hours (full course)

       8 hours of RN Contact Hours (renewal course)