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Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum

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.

Paperback, 1152 Pages

Published: August 2007

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3755-2


  • Clinical Foundation

    1. Nursing Assessment and Resuscitation

    2. Triage

    3. Abuse and Neglect/Sexual Assault

    4. Complementary /Alternative Therapies

    5. Cultural Dimensions

    6. End-of-Life Issues in the Emergency Department

    7. Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring

    8. Organ and Tissue Donation and Post-Transplantation Emergencies

    9. Pain Management

    Clinical Emergencies

    10. Abdominal Emergencies

    11. Cardiovascular Emergencies

    12. Dental, Ear, Nose, and Throat Emergencies

    13. Endocrine Emergencies

    14. Environmental Emergencies

    15. Facial Emergencies

    16. Fluid and Electrolyte Abnormalities

    17. Genitourinary Emergencies

    18. Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies

    19. Communicable and Infectious Disease Emergencies

    20. Medical Emergencies

    21. Neurologic Emergencies

    22. Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies

    23. Ocular Emergencies

    24. Orthopedic Emergencies

    25. Toxicologic Emergencies

    26. Psychiatric/Psychosocial Emergencies

    27. Respiratory Emergencies

    28. Shock Emergencies

    29. Wounds and Wound Management

    Trauma Emergencies

    30. Mechanism of Injury

    31. Nursing Assessment and Trauma Resuscitation

    32. Abdominal and Urologic Trauma

    33. Burn Trauma

    34. Neurologic Trauma

    35. Ocular and Maxillofacial Trauma

    36. Obstetric Trauma

    37. Orthopedic Trauma

    38. Thoracic Trauma

    Professional Components

    39. Disaster Preparedness and Response

    40. Weapons of Mass Destruction

    41. Education: Professional, Patient, and Community

    42. Emergency Patient Transfer and Transport

    43. Forensic Nursing Practice

    44. Legal and Regulatory Issues

    45. Professionalism and Leadership

    46. Research and Evidenced-Based Practice


    NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

    Evaluations and Outcomes Correlated with Current Nursing Diagnoses

    Coma Scales

    Age-Specific Vital Signs

    Infant Pain Scales

    Trauma Score


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