Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Exam Preparation Course


Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Thursday, April 4, 2019



7:30 AM - 5:00 PM



  • $75 for St. Anthony Hospital Associates (SAH Only) (validated through Centura email)
  • $100 for current nursing students (on-site validation required i.e. school ID or badge)
  • $150 for all other Centura Health Associates (validated through Centura email)
  • $200 for Emergency Nurse's Association Member (on-site validation required i.e. ENA #)
  • $225 for all Non-Centura Health Associates


The registration period has closed for this event.


This two-day exam preparation course is a comprehensive review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant to be successful in obtaining the CEN national certification.


Target Audience

Although the CEN exam is only available to RNs, other healthcare providers such as Paramedics, CCTs, and nursing students may also benefit from the extensive review of emergency nursing care. In addition, those who are already certified or desire to attend for continuing education credit only are also invited.


Instructed by Bill Light, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN

Vice President and Speaker, Solheim Enterprises

Bill is a dynamic and energetic speaker whose unique style not only provides insight to his audience but also creates an engaging and fun atmosphere. Bill consistently delivers high-quality education that is praised by audiences, colleagues, and institutions alike.


Bill, also Oregon's current ENA President, is a registered nurse with over 10 years of experience in a wide variety of areas including emergency care, trauma, critical care, pediatrics, psychiatric care, injury prevention, and medical-surgical nursing. Drawing on this diverse pool of experiences, Bill connects with his audiences and delivers education that promotes practice change.



CEN Review Course Outline

  • Shock and Multi-System Trauma
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Genitourinary/Obstetrical/Gynecological Emergencies
  • Neurological Emergencies
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Toxicological and Environmental Emergencies
  • Patient Care Management/ Professional Issues
  • Maxillofacial Emergencies
  • Wound and Orthopedic Emergencies
  • Psychological/Social Emergencies



CE Credits


Continuing Nursing Education

16.25 Contact Hours awarded through the Association for Nursing Professional Development which is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Course Completion

Attendance at each full day is required to receive full contact hours. If a participant anticipates needing partial credit, it is their responsibility to notify the course instructor. If approved, partial credit will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Completion of the online course evaluation is required prior to receiving your CEU certificate.


Conflict of Interest

No faculty or planners have a conflict of interest with the development or implementation of the course curriculum.

How to Sign Up

Registration fee includes:

  • Free parking
  • Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Program manual
  • Course completion certificate awarding 16.25 CEUs
  • $75 discount to the CEN exam
  • As available, there will also be optional tours of:
    • St. Anthony's Emergency Department
    • Flight for Life helicopter
    • T-10 Shock Trauma (field to surgery) unit



For more information or question, contact Shawn Zembles, DNP, APRN, CEN, CCRN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC:

  • Phone: 720-321-4172
  • Email


Registration open through: 4/4/2019 12:00 PM

Where to Meet

St. Anthony Hospital

11600 W. 2nd Place
Lakewood, CO 80228


Location: Conference Rooms A - D


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