Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a 4-Year Emergency Nurses Association Certification (RNs only).
ENPC Course General Information
- Length: 2 days; 16 hours total
- Continuing Education (15) available for RNs
- An active RN license is required to become a certified ENPC Provider
- Prerequisites: Pre-Course Online Modules (mandatory)
ENPC Course Overview
- A two-day intensive course with expert instructors. Our ENPC course is designed to provide core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in an emergency setting.
- Hands-on training using both an individual and team approach. Teaching scenarios offer you the opportunity to practice the systematic approach of the initial assessment in real-life situations.
- Online learning. Online modules allow you to learn at your own pace and refer back to information at any time.
- Evidence-based content developed by pediatric emergency experts. The comprehensive Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course Provider Manual, 5th Edition, includes special emphasis on age and developmental stages.
San Diego ENPC Course Content
- The Pediatric Patient
- Initial Assessment and Triage
- Respiratory Distress and Failure
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Medical Emergencies
- Child Maltreatment
- Toxicologic Emergencies
- Pediatric Trauma
- Crisis Intervention
- The Neonate
- Stabilization and Transport
About Our San Diego ENPC Course
Accurate assessment of a child with an acute illness or injury requires special knowledge and skills. ENA’s two-day Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course is designed to provide the core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in an emergency setting.
The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and identifies appropriate interventions. ENPC is the only pediatric emergency nursing course written by pediatric nurse experts. The course uses a variety of formats, including online learning, lectures, videos, group discussion, and hands-on skill stations that encourage you to integrate your psychomotor abilities into a patient situation in a risk-free setting.
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.