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10/9/2017

BCEN® is proud to acknowledge the following award recipients for 2017, highlighting their exemplary efforts in promoting the value of certification in emergency nursing. We applaud you!

  • Distinguished CFRN Award – Bambi Pish-Derr, DNP, CFRN, CCRN – Mesa, AZ

  • Distinguished CEN Award – Kathy Ingersoll, BSN, RN, CEN - Richmond, VA

  • Distinguished CPEN Award – Jodi Cregger, RN, MICT, CEN, CFRN, CPEN - Great Bend, KS

  • Distinguished TCRN Award – Andrea Wright, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN – Roanoke, VA

  • Honorary Certification Recognition Award (Large Facility) – Houston Methodist Hospital System, Houston, TX

  • Honorary Certification Recognition Award (Small Facility) – Bristol Hospital, Bristol, CT


10/3/2017

We listened to your feedback and have made some significant changes.

The recertification by CE process has just been made easier for you!
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6/28/2017

Pow! Bam! Hooray!

BCEN will be celebrating all nurse superheroes at the Emergency Nursing 17 Conference, St. Louis, September 13-16.

The Certification Recognition Breakfast will be held on Saturday, September 16 at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Join us for the breakfast so we can applaud and celebrate your “superpower” status.

During the breakfast, BCEN will award the 2017 Distinguished Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®) Award, Distinguished Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN®) Award, and the Honorary Certification Recognition Award.

AND… for the very first time we will present the Distinguished Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) Award.

These awards will be bestowed upon individuals that demonstrate extraordinary efforts in championing BCEN certifications. Click on the title of this article to read more.

6/15/2017

Call for Nominations for BCEN® certified nurses with superpower status...

If you or someone you know currently holds a 
CEN® (Certified Emergency Nurse), CPEN® (Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse) or TCRN® (Trauma Certified Registered Nurse) certification, or if your organization has relentlessly and enthusiastically promoted BCEN specialty certifications - we are accepting nominations for the following awards:
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4/28/2017

The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN®) and the Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA) awarded the 2017 Distinguished CFRN Award at the Critical Care Transport Medicine Conference (CCTMC) in San Antonio, TX. The award, presented annually, recognizes a CFRN or CTRN who has shown outstanding support of the certification process in flight or critical care ground transport nursing.

Bambi Pish-Derr, DNP, RN, CFRN, CCRN rose to the top from a prominent list of nominees and was named as this year's recipient. Click on the news title to read the full article.


4/21/2017
BCEN is proud to announce that the Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN®) certification is now included on the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® list of nationally accepted certification programs. Click on the title of the news article to read more.

3/17/2017

March 19 marks a very significant day...the day of recognizing and honoring certified nurses.

The commitment, hard work and perseverance involved in achieving a specialty certification is recognized, not only on this day, but every day a nurse provides the greatest level of patient care.

BCEN® congratulates you, acknowledges you, and celebrates your high level of achievement.


2/1/2017
The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) has launched the employer exam voucher program, Yes You Can!, and is now available. This cost-saving program is easy to administer and hassle-free, designed to support hospitals in reaching their department goals for the certification of nurses who practice across the emergency nursing and trauma nursing care continuum. Click on the title of this article to read the full news story.

1/18/2017
The Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification program has been granted continued accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), the only accrediting body specifically for nursing certification. Click on the title of the article for the full story.

1/5/2017

BCEN® has awarded scholarships to the following individuals in pursuit of a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree.  All of the recipients are members of the Air and Surface Transport Nursing Association (ASTNA).  Click on the title of the news article for more details.

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Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification

BCEN's Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN®), Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN®) and Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN®) credential have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC).

Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association