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.
ENPC- Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course
(Emergency Nurse Association Course) Provided at our Turlock-CA, Merced-CA and Modesto-CA Locations
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, 5th Edition (Newest version effective 4/2019) and directions to First Lady Permanente, LLC Training Center will be sent to participants upon payment. It is imperative that participants study the textbook prior to the class to prepare for active participation and successful completion. The ENA Requires students register through ENA and complete the online pre-course modules prior to attending the program.
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
- Initial Assessment
- Common Procedures and Sedation
- Medication Administration
- Vascular Access
- Respiratory Emergencies
- Childhood Illness
- The Neonate
- The Adolescent
- Rhythm Disturbances
- Toxicological Emergencies
- Behavioral Emergencies
- Environmental Emergencies
- Child Maltreatment
- Stabilization and Transport
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
Cost / Payment Policy
A standard cost of $385.00 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 and Non-transferable. 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, and no free re-takes allowed. Students that fail the exam have (30) days to retest at our Turlock Center for a fee of $250.00, this consists of attending course from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.