Clinical Practice - Competent



ENA recognizes that emergency nursing is not one size fits all and that the path from a student to an experienced ED leader is a journey. As the trusted leader in emergency nursing education, ENA is your partner to help you plan and achieve the career you want.

Competent Pathway
The Competent Pathway includes a wide range of instruction developed specifically for the ED nurse who is no longer new and has experience in patient care within the emergency department. This pathway includes topics that build on existing nursing knowledge to reach a higher level of emergency nursing expertise and growth.  ENA's competent Pathways courses, as well as TNCC and ENPC, augment clinical experience and support emergency nurses in achieving clinical competence.

What's included: the Clinical Practice-Competent Pathway includes mentorship, ENA membership and 11 educational offerings that includes up to 39.25 accredited continuing education covering three primary content categories: Clinical, Professional and Well-Being. Pricing: Member - $485; Nonmember - $585 (includes a one-year ENA membership)


  • Course in Advanced Trauma Nursing (CATN)
  • GENE (Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education) Level II
  • Emergency Severity Index-Pediatric Course (ESI)
  • Medication Administration for the Experienced ED Nurse (Available 2022)


  • CEN Online Review
  • CEN Review Manual
  • Understanding the Impact of Bias and Stereotypes in Health Care
  • In Case of Emergency Study Guide
  • Introduction to ED Precepting


  • Workplace Violence Prevention Workshop
  • Healthy Coping Mechanisms II (Available 2022)

Mentorship (included with pathway)
The Mentoring Program reflects ENA's commitment to your professional development. This member-exclusive online networking and career development tool helps you find and connect with others in emergency nursing.

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ENA Membership (1-year ENA membership included with nonmember pricing)
Leverage the collective knowledge of more than 50,000 emergency nursing peers to support your profession and strengthen your practice as an ENA member. The wide variety of benefits are focused on strengthening your knowledge through education, networking, and advocacy.

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(not included the pathway package)


Questions? We are happy to help! Contact us to learn more about ENA University Pathways.
ENA University is here to meet emergency nurses professional development needs from orientation to advanced practice.