BCEN publishes the CBRN exam content outline, a major milestone on the way to introducing the CBRN burn nursing specialty certification program in 2023, and provides other updates and information about the development of what will be the world’s first burn nursing specialty credential.
BCEN announces its 2022 National Certification Champion Award winners in 3 categories: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Centennial Emergency Department in Frisco, Texas (small healthcare organization), Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital Emergency Center in Houston, Texas (large healthcare organization), and Centura Health headquartered in Centennial, Colorado (healthcare system).
The nomination window for the 2022 National Certification Champion Awards is now open.
5 Top Board Certified RNs Honored for Clinical Excellence, Professionalism and Advocacy
BCEN officially announces the development of its 6th nursing specialty certification—the Certified Burn Registered Nurse (CBRN)—for registered nurses working across the burn care continuum and the start of the burn nursing role delineation study (RDS) survey.
Search for Top Certified Emergency, Trauma and Transport RNs Begins in Revamped BCEN Distinguished Awards Program
BCEN announces the call for nominations for all 5 BCEN 2022 Distinguished Awards and debuts new icons for each award, with all submissions due February 28 and winners to be announced in April. For the first time, winners will receive a commemorative pin and be honored with a special workplace-based celebration.
BCEN publishes its 2021 annual report, “2021: Year in Review – Supporting Nurses in Lifelong Learning.”
New BCEN Conference Is Designed to Educate, Celebrate and Inspire Specialty Certified Emergency, Trauma and Transport RNs
BCEN launches the BCEN Learn Live conference. The inaugural conference will be held in May 2022 in Orange Beach, Alabama. A second 2022 conference will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2022.
BCEN’s new board of directors began their two-year terms on January 1, 2022, with Rebecca Steinmann serving as the 2022-2023 chairperson.