The Certification Examination for Pediatric Emergency Nurses is developed and administered by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). The Emergency Nurses Association designates the CPEN to represent the validation of specialized and expertise required to provide pediatric nursing care. This exam is nationally recognized.
Emergency nursing certification promotes professionalism and assures the public that the CPEN possesses essential knowledge to deliver care competently to children at all levels of growth and development in the emergency setting. The CPEN promotes high-quality pediatric nursing care.