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)
- 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
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.
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.
- Monday, November 14
1-4 PM Pre-Conference Session: Pediatric Pitfalls 2-5:30 PM Check In Opens/Exhibitor Setup 6-7:30 PM Welcome Reception
- Tuesday, November 15
7-7:30 AM Exhibit Hall Opens 7:30-9 AM BCEN Certibration Breakfast 9-9:30 AM Break/Exhibit Hall 9:30-9:55 AM CPR in Traumatic Arrest: Putting a Sacred Cow out to Pasture? (Joseph Blansfield) 9:55-10:20 AM Evolving Nursing Practice Issues in Forensic Nursing in the Emergency Department (Kathleen Thimsen) 10:20-10:45 AM Medical Apps: Taking It to the Next Level (Martha Roberts) 11:00-11:30 AM Is 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 PM Landmark Lawsuits & Lessons Learned (Scott DeBoer) 12:00-1 PM Lunch Break/Exhibit Hall 1:00-1:30 PM 8 Seconds Can Be a Long Time (Kathy Reed) 1:30-2:00 PM Hemorrhage Control is Like a Box of Chocolates… You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get (Cindy Joseph) 2:00-2:30 PM Traumatic Chest Injuries and Chest Tube Management (Brett Dodd & Mary Ann Rodgers) 2:30-3:00 PM Break/Exhibit Hall 3:00-3:30 PM Vascular Access in the Emergency Department (Jason Hoxworth) 3:30-4:00 PM Nuclear Disaster: Lessons Learned & Future Response (Steven Talbot) 4:00-4:30 PM If Something is Worth Doing… It’s Worth Doing WRONG (Brittany Gomez) 4:30 PM Day 1 Closing Remarks 4:30-5:30 PM Vendor Meet & Greet
- Wednesday, November 16
7:30-8:30 AM Breakfast & Certification Game 8:30-8:45 AM Break/Exhibit Hall 8:45-9:15 AM My Patient’s ICP is High! What Do I Do? (Elizabeth Naber) 9:15-9:45 AM Calcium Replacement During Trauma Resuscitation (Jamin Rankin) 9:45-10:15 AM Just Kidding: Pediatric LVADs & E-CPR (Rebecca Steinmann) 10:15-10:45 AM Break/Exhibit Hall 10:45-11:15 AM Mama Trauma: Trauma in Pregnancy (Lisa Gilmore) 11:15-11:45 AM The Value of Gold Standard (Shayla Seay) 11:45-12:15 PM Finger Thoracotomy in Chest Trauma (Adam Oliver) 12:15-1:15 PM Lunch Break/Exhibit Hall 1:15-1:45 PM Pre-hospital and ED Fluid Resuscitation Guidelines for the Patient with a Major Burn Injury (Gretchen Carrougher) 1:45-2:15 PM Pediatric Scalds: A Hot Topic! (Suzanne Buchanan) 2:15-2:45 PM Electrical Burn Injury: It’s Shocking! (Rebecca Garber) 2:45- 3:15 PM Care of Burns: Wound Coverage (Bill Sherman) 3:15-3:30 PM Break 3:30-4:00 PM Trauma Coordination: We All Have A Role (Jessica Pemberton) 4:00-4:30 PM Using Simulation in Emergency Department New Grad Residency (Brett Dodd & Priscilla Babila) 4:30 PM Day 2 Closing Remarks
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.
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.