October 20, 2021
After just one year, BCEN Learn has earned three major awards, now boasts triple the CE course content, and just debuted its first two games: CEN Showdown and TCRN Showdown. A brand new video released today illustrates how BCEN Learn offers state-of-the-art virtual continuing education through interactive technologies.
September 16, 2021
BCEN’s Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) has again been reaccredited by ABSNC, which validates the CEN continues to meet the highest industry standards for specialty nursing certification programs and affirms BCEN’s overall commitment to excellence.
September 8, 2021
BCEN and WeLearn announced they were recognized with three bronze Brandon Hall Group Awards (Best Advance in Creation of a Learning Strategy, Best Advance in Content Development and Best Learning Team) for their work on BCEN Learn, BCEN’s new, innovative professional development platform.
August 31, 2021
BCEN announced updates to its flight (CFRN) and critical care ground transport (CTRN) certification programs and exams based on the latest transport nursing role delineation study.
July 20, 2021
BCEN announced Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT, as the 2021 National Certification Champion Award winner (Large Healthcare Organization category).
July 19, 2021
BCEN announced Heidi Cote, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, of Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME, as the 2021 Distinguished CEN Award winner.
May 14, 2021
BCEN announced Kevin A. Kissner, MSN, RN, CEN, CFRN, NRP, of VCU Health in Richmond, VA, as the 2021 Distinguished CFRN Award winner.
March 31, 2021
BCEN celebrates the 15th anniversary of its critical care ground transport certification—the CTRN—and releases Grounded in Excellence: The Certified Transport Registered Nurse (CTRN), the latest installment in the Commitment to Excellence Series.
March 25, 2021
BCEN announced Julie Donnelly, MSN, RN, TCRN, of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, as the 2021 Distinguished TCRN Award winner.
March 3, 2021
BCEN unveils its new mission, vision and values and prepares to celebrate Certified Nurses Day. Special offers and free resources for Certified Nurses Day include a limited-time free CE course and BCEN’s free Nurse Recognition Kit.
February 24, 2021
BCEN is pleased to welcome Michael Dexter, BSN, RN, EMT, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CTRN, TCRN, CCRN, as director of professional development on March 1, as the organization deepens its commitment to learning and professional development for the emergency, transport and trauma nursing specialties.
February 5, 2021
BCEN published its first annual report “2020: Year in Review – Celebrating 40 Years” and announced the promotion of Janie Schumaker to the role of CEO. (Be sure to view both the infographic and the video.)
February 1, 2021
BCEN is pleased to offer nurses the flexibility, accessibility and conveniences of live remote proctoring for initial certification, retesting and recertification by exam. BCEN also announced that PSI Services will be the exclusive test provider for BCEN’s certification exams.
January 12, 2021
BCEN is honored to offer a substantial discount to U.S. military active-duty service member, reservist and veteran RNs and APRNs who apply to earn or renew any of BCEN’s five emergency nursing specialty certifications.