Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam.
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Part One: Clinical Foundations 1. Nursing Assessment and Resuscitation 2. Triage 3. Abuse and Neglect 4. Complementary/Alternative Therapies 5. Palliative and End of Life Care 6. Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring 7. Organ and Tissue Donation 8. Pain Management 9. Isolation and Personal Protective Equipment 10. Children with Special Health Needs (CSHN) Part Two: Clinical Emergencies 11. Abdominal Emergencies 12. Cardiovascular Emergencies 13. Dental, Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies 14. Endocrine Emergencies 15. Environmental Emergencies 16. Facial and Ocular Emergencies 17. Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities 18. Genitourinary Emergencies 19. Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies 20. Communicable and Infectious Disease Emergencies 21. Medical Emergencies 22. Neurologic Emergencies 23. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies 24. Orthopedic Emergencies 25. Pre-and Post-Transplant Emergencies 26. Toxicologic Emergencies 27. Psychiatric/Psychosocial Emergencies 28. Respiratory Emergencies 29. Shock Emergencies 30. Wounds and Wound Management Part Three: Trauma Emergencies 31. Mechanism of Injury 32. Nursing Assessment and Trauma Resuscitation 33. Abdominal and Urologic Trauma 34. Burn Trauma 35. Neurologic Trauma 36. Ocular and Maxillofacial Trauma 37. Obstetric Trauma 38. Orthopedic Trauma 39. Thoracic Trauma 40. Sexual Assault Part Four: Professional Components 41. Disaster Preparedness and Response 42. Education; Professional, Patient, and Community 43. Emergency Patient Transfer and Transport 44. Forensic Aspects of Emergency Nursing 45. Legal and Regulatory Issues 46. Professionalism and Leadership 47. Research and Evidence-Based Practice 48. Violence in the Emergency Care Setting Appendices A. Coma Scales B. Age-Specific Vital Signs C. Infant Pain Scales D. Revised Trauma Score