BCEN® CPEN® Prep Exams match the blueprint of the CPEN exam. The
prep exams conform to the specifications of the CPEN exam, both in terms of
content and average difficulty level.
You will have access to this prep exam for 90 days from the date you activate the key.
This Prep Exam contains
50 questions and covers the following content areas:
- Triage Process
- Technical skills
- Medical conditions
- Surgical and Trauma Emergencies, and Procedural Sedation
- Special considerations
Representative references for the CPEN Prep Exam include the following
The above list is intended to be representative of the type of references used for the CPEN exams; it is not a comprehensive list of references as many other sources are consulted.
- Aehlert, B. Mosby´s Comprehensive Pediatric Emergency Care. Revised edition. St. Louis, MO
- American Heart Association. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Manual. Dallas, TX
- Emergency Nurses Association. Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course Provider Manual. 4th ed. Des Plaines, IL
- Hammond, B. & Zimmerman, P. (Eds). Sheehy´s Manual of Emergency Care. 7th ed. St. Louis, MO
- Howard. P.K. & Steinmann, R.A (Eds). Sheehy´s Emergency Nursing Principles and Practice. 6th ed. St. Louis, MO
- Proehl, J. Emergency Nursing Procedures. 4th ed. St. Louis, MO
- Emergency Nurses Association. Trauma Nursing Core Course Provider Manual. 6th ed. Des Plaines, IL
- Thomas, D.O. & Bernardo, L.M. Core Curriculum for Pediatric Emergency Nursing. 2nd ed. Des Plaines, IL
BCEN makes no guarantees as to the success of a
CPEN candidate that has taken the prep exam. Taking the prep exam is not
required to be eligible to sit for the CPEN exam.