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
The Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course Provider Manual, 4th Edition
Highlights of ENPC include:
◾Completing an observational or across-the-room assessment
◾Identifying subtle changes that indicate deterioration
◾Developmental approach to pediatric care
◾Cultural considerations in pediatric care
◾Pain assessment and management for children
◾Techniques for family-centered care
◾Introduction: Preparing for Pediatric Patients
◾From the Start
◾Prioritization: Focused Assessment, Triage, and Decision Making
◾Common Procedures and Sedation
◾Stabilization and Transport
Prerequisites & Pre
Prerequisites & Preparation
Only registered nurses will be awarded verification cards. LVN's and paramedics may attend the course for C.E’s.
Participants must complete the pre-course modules through ENA. License keys will be e-mailed to participants upon registration.
C.E. Contact Hours
Provider (ENA) approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, 15.58 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.
Cost / Payment Policy
A standard cost of $400.00 for the ENPC (2 day Course) is required in full at time of registering for the class. Note:Payment for the class is Non-refundable. Successful completion of the course includes scoring a minimum of 80% or greater on the 50-item multiple choice examination and demonstrating all critical concepts and 70% of the total points in the evaluated skill station. If a student does not pass the ENPC Course, no refund will be provided. Students that fail the exam have two-weeks to retest at the verihealth Training Institute.