BCEN announces its 2023 National Certification Champion Award winners in 3 categories: WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital in Ephrata, Pennsylvania (small healthcare organization), Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia (large healthcare organization), and RWJBarnabas Health Emergency Departments throughout New Jersey (healthcare system).
In this news release from the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC), ABSNC announces it has reaccredited BCEN’s Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) certification program. Initially accredited by ABSNC in January 2019, the TCRN is now accredited through January 2029.
BCEN’s Certified Transport Registered Nurse (CTRN) ground transport nursing certification program earns initial accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Nursing Specialty Certification (ABSNC).
Throughout July, BCEN is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) certification. Introduced by BCEN on July 24, 1993, over 5,800 RNs hold the CFRN credential today.
The nomination window for the 2023 National Certification Champion Award is open until July 15. This annual national award recognizes healthcare providers for their commitment to emergency, pediatric emergency, trauma and transport nursing excellence. One winner will be selected in each category: small healthcare organization, large healthcare organization and health system. Hospitals, health systems, emergency departments, trauma centers and transport programs are invited to apply.
BCEN announces the 2023 winners of the annual, national BCEN Distinguished Awards which recognize one top board certified RN in the following specialties: emergency, pediatric emergency, trauma, flight and critical care ground transport.
Survey on Value of Flight Nursing Certification Featured in New Air Medical Journal Research Article
The first value of certification study on the CFRN credential for flight nurses publishes online in Air Medical Journal. The article, co-authored by BCEN CEO Janie Schumaker, is available via free access through 2023 and will be featured in the July/August print edition in honor of the CFRN’s 30th anniversary.
Nurses share why specialty certification matters to their practice and their patients, and BCEN debuts a Certified Nurses Day webpage to mark Certified Nurses Day. The new BCEN webpage includes resources for celebrating certified nurses, information about specialty certification for patients and families, a YouTube video featuring Certified Emergency Nurses, and more.
Specialty Certified Critical Care Ground Transport Nurses are Highly Experienced and Value CTRN Certification, According to Original Research in Air Medical Journal
The first value of certification study on the CTRN credential for critical care ground transport nurses is featured in the January/February 2023 Air Medical Journal. The article, co-authored by BCEN CEO Janie Schumaker, is available via free access through 2023.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2023 BCEN Distinguished Awards through March 15.
Expanded Offerings to Support Certified Emergency, Transport and Trauma RNs Featured in BCEN 2022 Annual Report
Expanded resources to support RNs to earn and maintain their specialty certifications, a record 7,000 TCRNs, and a progress update on the world’s first burn nursing credential, the CBRN, are among the accomplishments and milestones featured in BCEN’s 2022 Annual Report.