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Reach your full potential with specialty nursing certification and lifelong learning.

BCEN’s world class board certifications recognize nurses who demonstrate mastery of emergency, pediatric emergency, flight, critical care ground transport, trauma and burn nursing.

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It’s important to have professional, certified emergency nurses in my organization.

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The CEN is valuable to the emergency nursing profession.

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It’s important for emergency nurses to maintain their certification over time.

Why Certification Matters

Patients, providers and communities count on emergency, trauma and transport nurses to be prepared to treat any patient, any time using the latest specialty knowledge and best practices. That’s why emergency nurse supervisors prefer board certified RNs.

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Nominate Your Workplace for a BCEN National Certification Champion Award

BCEN invites hospitals, healthcare systems, emergency departments, trauma centers, and transport programs to apply for the 2023 BCEN National Certification Champion Award. This annual, national award recognizes healthcare organizations that support adult and pediatric emergency, trauma, flight, and critical care ground transport nursing excellence through specialty certification.

Nominations are due by Saturday, July 15. Nominate your workplace today!

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BCEN Nurse Journey

No matter where you are in your nursing career, the road to certification and lifelong learning can be exciting and rewarding! Try BCEN’s new, interactive Nurse Journey to find out where you should merge onto the road and which opportunities are available for you along your route!

Let’s take a journey together!

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BCEN Learn Live

BCEN Learn Live is your chance to experience a truly unique and interactive conference — earn 14 CEs while you network with your peers during exciting clinical sessions and networking events. It’s an unforgettable way to expand both your clinical knowledge and build valuable relationships.

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