BCEN Learn Live

Join BCEN at Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas to learn, connect, and refresh with your peers while earning CEs!

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Join us at BCEN® Learn Live!

We’re creating a new conference experience for you … LIVE! BCEN Learn Live will feature engaging, educational sessions packed with relevant clinical content to earn CEs and fun networking events to connect with your peers and meet new friends.

Prepare to be inspired by a high-energy Certibration Breakfast. And a newly-designed, coveted BCEN mug will be unveiled at the breakfast.

This conference is designed to celebrate, educate and recognize YOU while transforming the world of nursing!

You need not be certified to attend the conference or the breakfast.

Date: November 14-16, 2022
Location: Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada
Early Bird Registration: $349 ($399 after August 31, 2022)

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What’s Included?

  • Advanced clinical and leadership sessions
  • Up to 14 CEs automatically added to your BCEN tracker
  • Pre-conference session with Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P, Pediatric Pitfalls (additional 3.5 CEs – fee of $50)
  • Spectacular networking reception
  • Certibration Breakfast, including the coveted collectible mug!
  • Exclusive swag bag
  • Relaxing mountainside resort location
  • An opportunity to recharge and re-energize yourself

Continuing Education Information

Speaker Information

We are thrilled to introduce our lineup of speakers for BCEN Learn Live Las Vegas! These experts will represent a variety of specialties and subjects across the emergency nursing spectrum.

Meet the Speakers

Pre-Conference Session: Pediatric Pitfalls

New for November, we are excited to announce an exclusive pediatric pre-conference session! This interactive afternoon session will be held on Monday, November 14th PRIOR to the Learn Live Opening Reception, offering conference attendees an additional 3.5 clinical, accredited CEs for just $50.

Nationally recognized pediatric expert Scott DeBoer, RN, MSN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN, EMT-P will use his years of experience and engaging teaching style to present a number of important topics that emergency care providers should be familiar with recognizing and treating.

Register for Pre-Conference Session

Conference Agenda

  • Monday, November 14
    1-4 PMPre-Conference Session: Pediatric Pitfalls
    2-5:30 PMCheck In Opens/Exhibitor Setup
    6-7:30 PMWelcome Reception
  • Tuesday, November 15
    7-7:30 AMExhibit Hall Opens
    7:30-9 AMBCEN Certibration Breakfast
    9-9:30 AMBreak/Exhibit Hall
    9:30-9:55 AMCPR in Traumatic Arrest: Putting a Sacred Cow out to Pasture? (Joseph Blansfield)
    9:55-10:20 AMEvolving Nursing Practice Issues in Forensic Nursing in the Emergency Department (Kathleen Thimsen)
    10:20-10:45 AMMedical Apps: Taking It to the Next Level (Martha Roberts)
    11:00-11:30 AMIs That in my Job Description? Tips on Gauging Acuity and Coping with the Aftermath of a Sick Pediatric Patient (Laura Kemerling)
    11:30-12:00 PMLandmark Lawsuits & Lessons Learned (Scott DeBoer)
    12:00-1 PM Lunch Break/Exhibit Hall
    1:00-1:30 PM8 Seconds Can Be a Long Time (Kathy Reed)
    1:30-2:00 PMHemorrhage Control is Like a Box of Chocolates… You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get (Cindy Joseph)
    2:00-2:30 PMTraumatic Chest Injuries and Chest Tube Management (Brett Dodd & Mary Ann Rodgers)
    2:30-3:00 PMBreak/Exhibit Hall
    3:00-3:30 PMVascular Access in the Emergency Department (Jason Hoxworth)
    3:30-4:00 PMNuclear Disaster: Lessons Learned & Future Response (Steven Talbot)
    4:00-4:30 PMIf Something is Worth Doing… It’s Worth Doing WRONG (Brittany Gomez)
    4:30 PMDay 1 Closing Remarks
    4:30-5:30 PMVendor Meet & Greet
  • Wednesday, November 16
    7:30-8:30 AMBreakfast & Certification Game
    8:30-8:45 AMBreak/Exhibit Hall
    8:45-9:15 AMMy Patient’s ICP is High! What Do I Do? (Elizabeth Naber)
    9:15-9:45 AMCalcium Replacement During Trauma Resuscitation (Jamin Rankin)
    9:45-10:15 AMJust Kidding: Pediatric LVADs & E-CPR (Rebecca Steinmann)
    10:15-10:45 AMBreak/Exhibit Hall
    10:45-11:15 AMMama Trauma: Trauma in Pregnancy (Lisa Gilmore)
    11:15-11:45 AMThe Value of Gold Standard (Shayla Seay)
    11:45-12:15 PMFinger Thoracotomy in Chest Trauma (Adam Oliver)
    12:15-1:15 PMLunch Break/Exhibit Hall
    1:15-1:45 PMPre-hospital and ED Fluid Resuscitation Guidelines for the Patient with a Major Burn Injury (Gretchen Carrougher)
    1:45-2:15 PMPediatric Scalds: A Hot Topic! (Suzanne Buchanan)
    2:15-2:45 PMElectrical Burn Injury: It’s Shocking! (Rebecca Garber)
    2:45- 3:15 PMCare of Burns: Wound Coverage (Bill Sherman)
    3:15-3:30 PMBreak
    3:30-4:00 PMTrauma Coordination: We All Have A Role (Jessica Pemberton)
    4:00-4:30 PMUsing Simulation in Emergency Department New Grad Residency (Brett Dodd & Priscilla Babila)
    4:30 PMDay 2 Closing Remarks

Need employer support to attend this conference?

Download a free letter to send to your administration here.

Spread the word about BCEN Learn Live with this printable flyer. Perfect for your break room bulletin board!

Sponsorship-Vendor Opportunities

Interested in exhibiting at BCEN Learn Live? Click here to learn more about our sponsor and vendor opportunities.

Special thanks to our sponsors and vendors for supporting BCEN’s mission of lifelong learning.


Pride Nursing Education, LLC



Location & Hotel Information

  • General Hotel and Location Information

    Nestled amongst the gateway to Red Rock Canyon and just 10 short miles from the Strip Red Rock Resort offers the best of both worlds. Head west for stunning sandstone cliffs—or travel east for the iconic lights of Las Vegas Boulevard.

    Hotel booking information will be provided upon event registration.

    Conference rates start at $159/night + taxes.

  • COVID-19 Policy

    BCEN Learn LIVE will abide by state and local COVID mandates for Las Vegas, NV per CDC guidelines.

    Please check back here closer to the event for current policies to be listed.