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Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse Course (CPEN)

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Monday, October 7, 2019 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, April 13, 2020 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
3401 West End Avenue
Suite 790, Classroom C
Nashville, TN 37203

CPEN is a preparation course for all emergency nurses who provide care to children and families. The course is intended for the nurse who already has a strong knowledge base of emergency nursing.


  • Assess, analyze, intervene, and evaluate ill or injured pediatric patients.
  • Promote health and injury prevention
  • Pain Management
  • Patient Safety
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Collaborate with other health care providers
  • Family Centered Care


Cost $275
Cost includes program manual and contact hours certificate.
Registration VUMC staff register here
Non-VUMC staff register here