Prepare to pass the CPEN Exam!

  • COURSE OVERVIEW

    This e-course provides a comprehensive and up to date review of pediatric emergency nursing care based on the CPEN Exam content outline. Participants receive information that will not only promote certification exam success but will also enhance clinical nursing practice.

  • CONTACT HOURS: 7

    Nurse Builders is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurse Builders is a provider of continuing education by the California Board of Nursing, provider number 17173.

  • INSTRUCTOR

    Mathew Choate, MBA, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN is dedicated to preparing pediatric emergency room nurses for the CPEN Exam. He is a pediatric emergency nursing expert and speaker. Matt has dedicated almost his entire career to emergency and critical care nursing in both adult and pediatric settings. He was an EMT prior to becoming a nurse. He has been a trainer for basic and advanced life support courses for over 20 years. Matt is an expert in the CPEN Exam and review process.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Before We Get Started

    • Program Outcome, Completion Criteria, Disclosures, and Accreditation
    • Course Content Outline
    • Speaker Bio and Course Objectives
    • References
  • 2

    Session 1: Welcome, Course and Exam Overview, and Test Taking Techniques

    • Handout - Session 1
    • Introduction, Course Overview, and Anatomy of the CPEN Exam
    • Test Taking Techniques
    • Practice Questions: Test Taking Techniques
  • 3

    Session 2: Pediatric Triage and Assessment (31 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 2, Part 1
    • Session 2, Part 1: Triage
    • Handout - Session 2, Part 2
    • Session 2, Part 2: Legal & Professional Issues
    • Handout - Session 2, Part 3
    • Session 2, Part 3: Pain & Procedural Sedation
    • Practice Questions: Triage, Legal/Professional Issues, & Pain/Procedural Sedation
  • 4

    Session 3: Medical Emergencies, Part 1 - CV, Resp, & Neuro (32 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 3, Part 1
    • Session 3, Part 1: Cardiovascular & Shock Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Cardiovascular and Shock Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 3, Part 2
    • Session 3, Part 2: Respiratory Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Respiratory Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 3, Part 3
    • Session 3, Part 3: Neurological Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Neurologic Emergencies
  • 5

    Session 4: Medical Emergencies Part 2 -GI, GU/Reproductive, ENT, Integ., Musculosk., Heme/Onc, Endo, Sepsis, Anaphylaxis (35 Questions)

    • Handout Session 4, Part 1
    • Session 4, Part 1: Gastrointestinal Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Gastrointestinal Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 4, Part 2
    • Session 4, Part 2: Genitourinary & Reproductive Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Genitourinary & Reproductive Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 4, Part 3
    • Session 4, Part 3: Maxillofacial, ENT, Integumentary, Musculoskeletal Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Maxillofacial, ENT, Integumentary, Musculoskeletal Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 4, Part 4
    • Session 4, Part 4: Hematological & Oncological Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 4, Part 5
    • Session 4, Part 5: Endocrine Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Endocrine Emergencies
    • Handout Session 4, Part 6
    • Session 4, Part 6: Sepsis & Anaphylaxis
    • Practice Questions: Sepsis & Anaphylaxis Emergencies
  • 6

    Session 5: Special Considerations (27 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 5, Part 1
    • Session 5, Part 1: Neonatal Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Neonatal Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 5, Part 2
    • Session 5, Part 2: Psychiatric Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Psychiatric Emergencies
    • Handout Session 5, Part 3
    • Session 5, Part 3: Environmental Emergencies
    • Practice Questions: Environmental Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 5, Part 4
    • Session 5, Part 4: Toxicology
    • Practice Questions: Toxicology Emergencies
    • Handout - Session 5, Part 5
    • Session 5, Part 5: Communicable Diseases
    • Practice Questions: Communicable Diseases
  • 7

    Session 6: Pediatric Trauma (25 Questions)

    • Handout - Session 6
    • Session 6: Pediatric Trauma
    • Practice Questions: Pediatric Trauma
  • 8

    Course Completion Evaluation and Certificate

    • Course Completion Evaluation and Certificate