KNOE-TV (CBS, Monroe, LA)

Ochsner LSU Monroe Nurse Wins National Medical Award

In this hometown coverage, learn what inspired 2024 Distinguished TCRN Jamin Rankin to become a trauma nurse, and some of the many reasons his peers and CNO value him and his passion for trauma nursing.

TraumaSystemNews: trauma leadership and management
Trauma System News

Jamin Rankin Named 2024 Distinguished TCRN

Trauma System News recognizes this year’s BCEN Distinguished Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN), Ochsner LSU Health Trauma Program Manager Jamin Rankin , along with the Distinguished CEN, CPEN, CTRN, and CFRN recipients.

Daily Nurse

BCEN Celebrates “RN-credible” Nurses on Certified Nurses Day

Coverage of BCEN’s Certified Nurses Day celebrations highlights the “RN-credible” accomplishments of specialty certified nurses, noting the 60,000 BCEN credentials held by over 50,000 nurses in 28 countries as well as BCEN’s free nurse recognition resources.

Minority Nurse

Happy Certified Nurses Day

Highlighting board certified nurses’ commitment to excellence, patient care, and their profession,  the article highlights BCEN’s Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN), and Certified Burn Registered Nurse (CBRN) certifications.


Celebrating Nursing Excellence

In this wide ranging one-on-one interview, new BCEN Board Chair Allen Wolfe talks about how his passion for specialty excellence has opened doors throughout his career, his favorite way to encourage nurses to pursue specialty certification, and how BCEN celebrates specialty excellence and keeps its certification programs current and relevant. Plus, he shares his thoughts on some of healthcare’s toughest challenges. View the March 2024 digital print version and the online version.

Daily Nurse

National Burn Awareness Week and Specialized Work of Burn Nurses

In this wide-ranging interview (with video), Johns Hopkins Burn Program Manager Emily Werthman, who was part of the team that helped develop the CBRN, talks about what inspired her to become a burn nurse and highlights of her career, the responsibilities and rewards of burn nursing, and the importance of specialty expertise and the new Certified Burn Registered Nurse (CBRN) certification.


BCEN Names 2024-25 Board of Directors

With Allen C. Wolfe Jr., the Senior Director of Clinical Education at Minnesota-based Life Link III air ambulance service, as chair, BCEN also welcomed new board member Emily Werthman, the burn program coordinator at The Johns Hopkins Burn Center.

AJC Pulse Magazine

Burn Nursing Specialty Certification Is Now Available

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Pulse Magazine’s latest article about the Certified Burn Registered Nurse (CBRN) highlights the worldwide launch, what the exam covers and how to apply, and the practice exam available on BCEN Learn. Exam fee discounts available to American Burn Association members and US military active-duty service members, reservists and veterans RNs are also mentioned.