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.
ENA’s Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course 4th edition provides participants the opportunity to strength 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.
Highlights of ENPC include:
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