Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)


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ENPC Update

Accurate assessment of a child with an acute illness or injury requires special knowledge and skills. ENPC gives nurses the tools to provide expert care for patients from birth to adolescence.
  • Pediatric Assessment Triangle
  • Early Intervention
  • Family Presence
ENA developed the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course to establish a standardized body of pediatric emergency nursing knowledge and to improve the care of all pediatric patients. This fourth edition course combines interactive learning with scenario-based assessments to give nurses a comprehensive learning experience. The course includes:

A Systematic Approach to the Initial Assessment

The first few minutes of medical and trauma care for a young person are critical to achieve better patient outcomes. The A-I mnemonic and the Pediatric Assessment Triangle will assist nurses in providing appropriate and early intervention.  


Hands-on Training Using both an Individual and Team Approach

Six teaching scenarios offer nurses the opportunity to practice the systematic approach of the initial assessment in real life situations.  


2 Day Intensive Course with Expert Instructors

ENPC is a 2 day intensive course that is taught by expert instructors. There is a faculty ratio of approximately one faculty per four learners. 


Evidence-based Content Developed by Pediatric Emergency Experts

23 chapter comprehensive manual includes special emphasis on age and developmental stages.


Chapter Titles
Introduction: Preparing for Pediatric Emergencies The Adolescent
Epidemiology Shock
From the Start Rhythm Disturbances
Prioritization: Focused Assessment, Triage, and Decision Making Trauma
Initial Assessment Toxicological Emergencies
Pain Behavioral Emergencies
Common Procedures and Sedation Environmental Emergencies
Medication Administration Child Maltreatment
Vascular Access Crisis
Respiratory Emergencies Disaster
Childhood Illness Stabilization and Transport
The Neonate


5 Online Modules
Online learning allows nurses to learn at their own pace and refer back to information at any time.

Contact hours and verification  
Upon completion of the course attendees will receive 15.58 contact hours. An ENA ENPC 4-year provider verification card will be issued to those registered nurses who achieve 80% or greater on the multiple choice exam and 70% or greater on the skill station evaluation.

The ENPC Fourth Edition represents ENA’s continued commitment to uphold its belief statements and provide quality, evidence-based pediatric education for nurses worldwide.

The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.


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