Course Director: Loretta Martin, MSN, RN, CEN
Provider Course Participants:
ENPC is a 16-hour course designed to provide core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in the emergency setting. The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology and identifies appropriate interventions. Triage categorization and injury prevention strategies are included in the course content. ENPC is taught using a variety of formats including, online learning, lectures, videos, group discussion and hands-on skill stations that encourage participants to integrate their psychomotor abilities into a patient situation in a risk-free setting.
ENPC provides participants the opportunity to strengthen and develop their pediatric emergency nursing skills while expanding their personal growth by collaborating with nurses from a variety of practice settings. ENPC brings together participants from various emergency department settings as well as nurses working in other specialties.
ENPC Course Highlights:
• Completing an observational or across-the-room assessment
• Identifying subtle changes that indicate deterioration
• Developmental approach to pediatric care
• Cultural considerations in pediatric care
• Pain assessment and management for children
• Techniques for family-centered care