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In our ongoing commitment to provide first-class continuing education offerings to you, BCEN is proud to include webinars  on our BCENLearn platform. These webinars will focus on relevant and impactful topics, created by industry experts and designed to offer continued learning opportunities to you. Our webinars will be interactive, often including live polling and engagement opportunities to enhance your learning experience. Webinars that offer continuing education credits will automatically be added to the CE tracker in your BCEN Account upon completion.

BCEN Learn Webinars (roll over webinar to view more information)

  • One Pill Can Kill: A Look at the Poisoned Pediatric Patient

    Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 08/18/2021 at 12:00 PM (CDT)

    Approximately 2.6 million toxic exposure calls were received by US poison centers and more than 70,000 children are evaluated in ED’s each year for unintentional medication and poison exposures.. While children, especially those < 6 years old, ingest a variety of things, they often do not ingest large quantities. Therefore, providers must be familiar with common drugs and household items that can be fatal to small children in very small doses. This presentation will explore some of the common ingestions and presenting signs and symptoms of these potentially toxic ingestions in order to be able to quickly initiate therapeutic and life-saving interventions.

    Approximately 2.6 million toxic exposure calls were received by US poison centers and more than 70,000 children are evaluated in ED’s each year for unintentional medication and poison exposures.. While children, especially those < 6 years old, ingest a variety of things, they often do not ingest large quantities. Therefore, providers must be familiar with common drugs and household items that can be fatal to small children in very small doses. This presentation will explore some of the common ingestions and presenting signs and symptoms of these potentially toxic ingestions in order to be able to quickly initiate therapeutic and life-saving interventions.

    Nancy Denke

    DNP, ACNP, FNP, FAEN, CEN, CCRN

    Toxicology Consultants of Arizona

    Nancy holds a bachelors’ degree from the Pennsylvania State University, graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and St. Louis University. She obtained her DNP- Innovation in Leadership from Arizona State University (ASU).  In addition, she is Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Nursing. Currently she works as a Toxicology Nurse Practitioner with Toxicology Consultants of Arizona and serves as a DNP Faculty member at ASU.

    Nancy contributes to the clinical training of NP’s and nurses and is a mentor for active duty Air Force RN’s in the Critical Care/Emergency Trauma Nurse Fellowship Program. Nancy speaks nationally creating applicable and practical education. Her goal is to increase knowledge, expand understanding, and improve the health status of all patients. She also has numerous publications related to these subjects.

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Clinical / Accredited

    • Discuss the epidemiology of pediatric poisonings
    • Describe the various toxidromes encountered in Pediatric ingestions
    • Identify common ingestions seen in the pediatric population
    • Identify which drugs can lead to QRS & QTc prolongation and their treatment
  • CERTIBRATION: A Celebration of Certified Success

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    BCEN’s Certibration is a virtual event celebrating certified success and honoring nurses like you who continue to go above and beyond after many uncertain and overwhelming months.

    If you attended our 40th Anniversary virtual tribute event in 2020, you know what to expect: lots of laughter, tons of inspiration and one heck of a party. This year, we’re bringing back all the fun, but with a few new faces, and some new features.

    This event will include award honorees, a presentation from Paralympian and bestselling author Josh Sundquist, messages from the BCEN Board of Directors and CEO, and an emcee to keep you entertained throughout.

    BCEN’s Certibration is a virtual event celebrating certified success and honoring nurses like you who continue to go above and beyond after many uncertain and overwhelming months.

    If you attended our 40th Anniversary virtual tribute event in 2020, you know what to expect: lots of laughter, tons of inspiration and one heck of a party. This year, we’re bringing back all the fun, but with a few new faces, and some new features.

    This event will include award honorees, a presentation from Paralympian and bestselling author Josh Sundquist, messages from the BCEN Board of Directors and CEO, and an emcee to keep you entertained throughout.

    John Sundquist

    Josh Sundquist is a Paralympian and bestselling author who has shared his story at events across the world. His high-energy blend of humor and inspiration motivates audiences to adopt his ski racing motto 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time).

    Be resilient during times of change Maintain a sense of humor within stressful circumstances Face adversity with strength and courage Reverse negative trends and rebound from disappointment Plan for the future with an expanded vision of what could be possible

    Josh's life story is a reminder of how all our stories are interconnected, how even our smallest actions and decisions impact the world around us. You’ll walk away with a fresh perspective on everything you have to be grateful for, with resolve to overcome whatever challenges you may be facing, and with a commitment to do 1MT1MT to reach your fullest potential. You will carry Josh's empowering message of hope and determination in your hearts and minds long after the conclusion of the presentation.

    The objective of the overall event is to feel celebrated and honored for going above and beyond your role(s).  Expect to be inspired, laugh and feel entertained as BCEN honors YOU the nurse.                    

    The objective of Josh’s presentation:  How to fall forward by learning from disappointment and failures, why our results are based more on our response to adversity than our response to success, and how to keep swinging when we feel like we have struck out.  

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited

  • Bites, Burns, Bounce Houses and Booze - Bring it on Summer!

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The heat of summer can be brutal but, so can the injuries.  Bites, Burns, Bounce Houses and Booze makes the local emergency departments so much more interesting.  Let's take a deep dive into the unique summer injuries we can expect to treat this season.  

    The heat of summer can be brutal but, so can the injuries.  Bites, Burns, Bounce Houses and Booze makes the local emergency departments so much more interesting.  Let's take a deep dive into the unique summer injuries we can expect to treat this season.  

    Shari Flores, MSN, MBA, RN, TCRN, CEN, CPEN

    Education Specialist Emergency, Trauma and Cardio Thoracic Critical Care Service Lines

    Common Spirits St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ

    Shari is currently a Clinical Education Specialist at Common Spirits St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ.  She is a doctoral student in Executive Leadership at Post University (Covid delayed graduation).  Shari holds an MSN in nursing education from Indiana Wesleyan, an MBA from Florida Institute of Technology and her undergrad is from the University of Minnesota.

    Shari is a mom of 7 (2 biological and 5 bonus) ages ranging from 32 – 8years.   She was a single mom for a decade but, now married for the last year and a half.

    Her career has been amazing with some of the highlights being a nurse for Yellowstone National Park, a travel nurse to many states and the US Virgin Islands, and she has completed medical missions helping girls in the sex trade in Cambodia. She also was the National Pediatric Chairwoman for the Emergency Nurses Association.  She has settled down now in the suburbs of Phoenix and coaches 11and under little league softball.  

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited

    Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to 
    > Verbalize the pathophysiology of envenomation and treatment
    > Recognize pediatric burn patterns of injury. 
    > Discuss the concerns of firework explosion kinetic energy transfer 
    > Dialogue about pediatric spinal cord injuries. 
    > Recognize the unique ways alcohol can enter the body. 

  • Innovating Simple Solutions to Complex Problems - The Broselow Perspective

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    The Emergency Department can be a high risk setting for  patients and the healthcare team.  The expensive EHRs and state of the art diagnostic equipment in use today overlook one critical component necessary to reduce risk. In this webinar, Dr. Broselow and Robin Shannon will discuss a simple approach to solving a complex problem and how ED nurses can reduce risk for our most vulnerable patients.

    The Emergency Department can be a high risk setting for  patients and the healthcare team.  The expensive EHRs and state of the art diagnostic equipment in use today overlook one critical component necessary to reduce risk. In this webinar, Dr. Broselow and Robin Shannon will discuss a simple approach to solving a complex problem and how ED nurses can reduce risk for our most vulnerable patients.

    James Broselow

    MD

    Dr. Broselow has devoted his professional career to patient safety.  His original innovation, the Broselow Tape, is used internationally to provide safe care during pediatric resuscitation.  He is Board certified in Family Practice and Emergency Medicine and has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices.

    Robin Shannon

    RN, MN

    After a clinical career in a wide variety of acute clinical settings, Robin assumed leadership roles in practice settings and software firms. Before joining Dr. Broselow, she served as the Chief Product Officer for T-System.

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited

    1) Identify factors that make an Emergency Department encounter high risk for an older adult.
    2) Participate in a movement to make care in the ED safer for vulnerable populations

  • So, You Want to be a Flight Nurse?

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Transitioning into the air medical industry can often be confusing, frustrating and difficult. Hiring standards and practices vary by facility and rely heavily on personal recommendation, experience and education. Flight team positions are in high demand, but often limited and competitive among applicants.

     Once hired as a flight team member, the journey is just beginning. You’ll go through orientation, secure a mentor or preceptor and likely be expected to continue your education and training. Advanced certifications need to be obtained, continuing education to retain licensure must be completed and a systematic enrichment of basic and advanced knowledge should continue throughout a care

    Join us to learn more about what it really takes to become a flight nurse with Ashley and Eric Bauer from FlighBridgeED

    Transitioning into the air medical industry can often be confusing, frustrating and difficult. Hiring standards and practices vary by facility and rely heavily on personal recommendation, experience and education. Flight team positions are in high demand, but often limited and competitive among applicants.

     Once hired as a flight team member, the journey is just beginning. You’ll go through orientation, secure a mentor or preceptor and likely be expected to continue your education and training. Advanced certifications need to be obtained, continuing education to retain licensure must be completed and a systematic enrichment of basic and advanced knowledge should continue throughout a care

    Join us to learn more about what it really takes to become a flight nurse with Ashley and Eric Bauer from FlighBridgeED

    Ashley Bauer

    Vice President of Business Operations

    FlightBridgeED

    Ashley Bauer is the co-founder and author and educator and Vice President of Business Operations for FlightBridgeED. 

    She holds a Master of Science in Nursing and currently works in the emergency department as an advanced practice registered nurse. 

    She also holds a Master of Business Administration. She began her career in the emergency/HEMS industry 16 years ago as an ER nurse, then transitioned to a flight nurse, and currently as a nurse practitioner.

    Eric Bauer

    President

    FlightBridgeED

    Eric Bauer is the President of FlightBridgeED.  Eric has worked in the EMS field for 29 years with the past 18 years spent in the HEMS industry. 

    Eric is an internationally recognized best selling author, speaker and educator and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business - Health Care Administration and a Masters of Business Administration - MBA. 

    He has spoken on many critical care topics as an educator and has authored and published 190 critical care podcasts related to the pre-hospital critical care industry, with over 1 million downloads a year.  

    Eric was awarded the 2017 EMSWORLD Innovation Award for his Ventilator Management: A Pre-hospital Perspective book and Ventilator Management Course and is the recipient of the 2018 John Jordan Award for Excellence in Transport Medicine Journalism by the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association - ASTNA.                   

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited

    1. Discuss the history of flight nursing. 
    2. Discuss the process of becoming a flight nurse.
    3. Discuss the current flight nurse job description. 

  • Resilience and Positivity During Challenging Times Webinar

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    No matter where we are on the COVID continuum, we are being challenged to be at our best, both as employees and as organizations; we continue to face change, challenge and uncertainty.  While this environment remains an obstacle to our well-being and performance outcomes, our own mindset remains the antidote. According to researchers, a positive brain improves every relevant business metric. In this interactive webinar, we’ll examine how a positive mindset combats issues related to stress, anxiety, depression, well-being, employee engagement, and enables positive performance.  We’ll review decades of research that supports both the individual but also the broader organization.

    Donald Sandel

    Founder, GoPositiv

    GoPositiv

    Education:  Mr. Sandel has a Master of Arts and Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University.  Since graduation, he has amassed a number of highly specialized certificates in Human Performance Improvement, Leadership Development, Coaching, Business Acumen, and Applied Positive Psychology, including additional classwork at Yale and USC Berkeley.

    Experience:  Don’s expertise is in the field leadership development as well as the impact of shifting to a positive mindset.  He is a sought-after speaker on the topic, often speaking at national and global conferences, and has been published nationally.  He is currently the Founder of GoPositiv, but has spent a quarter century leading talent development for such companies as Astellas Pharma, Allscripts, and United Airlines. He has recently consulted for such organizations as Wintrust Bank, Remarkable Health, Ada S. McKinley Community Services and AstraZeneca and has thrilled thousands with his energetic keynotes on shifting to a positive mindset.

    Professional Affiliations: Don is active in ATD, CCATD, and the Executive Learning Exchange and is on the board of the Liautaud Institute.  Don is also a volunteer with his church, community, and an avid reader, often found reading books about neuroscience, travel and history.

    No matter where we are on the COVID continuum, we are being challenged to be at our best, both as employees and as organizations; we continue to face change, challenge and uncertainty.  While this environment remains an obstacle to our well-being and performance outcomes, our own mindset remains the antidote. According to researchers, a positive brain improves every relevant business metric. In this interactive webinar, we’ll examine how a positive mindset combats issues related to stress, anxiety, depression, well-being, employee engagement, and enables positive performance.  We’ll review decades of research that supports both the individual but also the broader organization.

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 2 continuing education credits

    This course is - Clinical - No / Accredited - Yes

    Explain the neuroscience that underpins performance, including negative and positive mindset

    Understand the power of positivity (how our physiology literally changes) for teams and organizations

    Examine research-based techniques to shift and sustain a healthy mindset

  • BCEN - NSNA 69th Annual Convention - Emergency Nursing Careers and Specialty Certifications: From Flight Suits to Scrubs

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This is a recording from the NSNA 69th Annual Convention - Emergency Nursing Careers and Specialty Certifications: From Flight Suits to Scrubs.

  • ED Leadership Development: How to Support and Build Your Team

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    If you are interested in growing an engaged ED Leadership Team to assist you with strengthening your ED, this webinar is for you!   How do you nurture your team to seek to be “servant leaders”?  What benefits will you see from an engaged leadership team?  All this and more will be presented, don’t miss this hour!

    Beth A. Estep

    RN, MSN, CEN

    ProMedica

    Beth Estep is a committed and compassionate Nursing Leader currently the Vice-President of Patient Care Services/Associate Chief Nursing Officer leading the Metro division of ProMedica Health System in Toledo, Ohio.  She provides direct oversight and management to the emergency departments and the ProMedica Medical Transport teams.  In addition, she is a current Doctorate of Nursing Practice, student.

    Her passion for education and leadership development to ensure excellent, inspired health care has helped her build her team to succeed. During her leadership as Emergency Services Director at Toledo Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma/Emergency Department and Toledo Children’s her team was responsible for improving ED Throughput Metrics:

    RN turnover rate 10% improved to 2.1%

    Left without treatment (LWOT) 1.5% improved to .8%

    Impressive results!

    We are pleased to welcome Beth to the BCEN webinar series and allow her to share how she has found success in Leadership and Team Building.

    Lisa Chambers

    MSN, MPS, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN

    CHOC

    Lisa is currently the ED Clinical Educator for Children’s Hospital of Orange County.  She has a passion for education and teaching which her entire team embraces.  She participates as Faculty for PALS, ENPC and TNCC while working on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice.

    Lisa has over 27 years of experience including 18 years in Emergency Services.  Her entire team has a passion for education and teaching, together they model a focus on Evidenced Based Practice and Patient Safety and Improved Outcomes.  Their passion for ED Excellence has led them to two consecutive Lantern Awards and in 2020 Lisa was awarded BCEN’s Distinguished CPEN Award!

    We are excited to welcome Lisa to the BCEN webinar series to share with you how she motivated her team for success!

    If you are interested in growing an engaged ED Leadership Team to assist you with strengthening your ED, this webinar is for you!   How do you nurture your team to seek to be “servant leaders”?  What benefits will you see from an engaged leadership team?  All this and more will be presented, don’t miss this hour!

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1.5 continuing education credits

    This course is - Clinical - Yes / Accredited - Yes

    Recognize how to build a relationship with your ED Leadership Team members and why that is important.


    Identify keys to developing your Leadership Playbook and how to implement.


    Discuss the three states of Donabedian’s model of quality care, when properly applied to leadership in the Emergency Department, they can lead to successful outcomes.


    Learners will be able to state or list one aspect of leadership change they will consider as a result of this webinar.

  • Selecting a Nurse Preceptor: What's Important? Webinar

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Onboarding new employees is an essential and expensive necessity in healthcare.  The preceptor is crucial to the success of the new employee. This webinar will provide guidance to identify the right preceptor to meet the needs of the new employee, laying the foundation for success!

    Lorie Ledford

    MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, CFRN, CTRN, CCRN

    Alia MedFlight

    Lorie has been a nurse for 30 years. Her clinical experience includes Emergency, Trauma, Intensive Care and Flight nursing. Lorie holds a master’s degree in Nursing Education. She has held the position of clinical educator at several health care facilities. She has been adjunct faculty in nursing at a Community College for 20 years. Preceptor development was the topic of Lorie’s Masters Capstone project. She has developed and taught numerous preceptor training courses. Lorie currently works as a rotor wing flight nurse in Arizona. Lorie is one of 54 nurses worldwide who holds all five BCEN certifications. 

    Onboarding new employees is an essential and expensive necessity in healthcare.  The preceptor is crucial to the success of the new employee. This webinar will provide guidance to identify the right preceptor to meet the needs of the new employee, laying the foundation for success!

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credits

    This course is - Clinical - No / Accredited - Yes

    Differentiate new employees' preceptor needs according to Benner's Novice to Expert Theory.
    Identify key strengths in a preceptor candidate.
    Synthesize characteristics of the new employee and the preceptor for a successful partnership. 

  • Elevating Reputation for Professional Success Webinar

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    There has never been a time in human history when our reputations have been more valuable, yet fragile and vulnerable. The hyper-connected world in which we live and work has placed a spotlight on the emergency nursing industry especially on the front lines of the global pandemic.  Yet, how often have we taken a moment to understand the ramifications of our actions, decisions, and interactions with patients, colleagues, and our community and how that builds or tarnishes our reputations and the opportunities for professional advancement?

    Reputation expert, Mike Mooney, will lead an engaging and interactive webinar to proactively shift your perspective on reputations and empower you with actionable strategies and daily steps that we can all put into action to drive our reputations and professional opportunities.  Having spent 25 years in the high-performance and high-pressure professional motorsports industry, Mike often asks, “We are earning our reputations every single day. What did you earn today?” Find out what your reputation could be earning for you, your team, and your organization and what you can do to accelerate the success you want!

    Mike Mooney

    Chief Shift Officer

    Mike Mooney

    It would be easy to say that Mike’s career has been going in circles for the last 25 years in the high-speed world of motorsports.

    Mike built a reputation for creating award-winning campaigns that drove brand, athlete, and sports property distinction, protection, and recovery -having represented many highly regarded brands, such as Mercedes-Benz, 3M,Tylenol, Walmart, Eli Lilly, and Fifth Third Bank.

    With a passion for personal empowerment, self-development, and results, Mike left racing to share the lessons and experiences from a high-pressure, high-visibility, and high-performing career. Mike speaks, coaches, and consults with people who recognize that shifting is the new norm. Mike guides audiences to proactively identifying where, when, and how to shift in order to stay competitive -whether that’s reputation, mindset, continuous improvement, personal branding, leadership or life/career pivots.

    His breakthrough book, Reputation Shift – Lessons from Pit Road to the Boardroom, is a roadmap with ready-to-use personal branding and reputation-building strategies for people who want to create greater personal and professional opportunities in our hyper-connected world.

    Mike lives in Huntersville, NC, with his wife, three children, and two dogs. He is active in his community and volunteers with veteran’s groups and the Boy Scouts of America. 

    There has never been a time in human history when our reputations have been more valuable, yet fragile and vulnerable. The hyper-connected world in which we live and work has placed a spotlight on the emergency nursing industry especially on the front lines of the global pandemic.  Yet, how often have we taken a moment to understand the ramifications of our actions, decisions, and interactions with patients, colleagues, and our community and how that builds or tarnishes our reputations and the opportunities for professional advancement?

    Reputation expert, Mike Mooney, will lead an engaging and interactive webinar to proactively shift your perspective on reputations and empower you with actionable strategies and daily steps that we can all put into action to drive our reputations and professional opportunities.  Having spent 25 years in the high-performance and high-pressure professional motorsports industry, Mike often asks, “We are earning our reputations every single day. What did you earn today?” Find out what your reputation could be earning for you, your team, and your organization and what you can do to accelerate the success you want!

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credits

    This course is - Clinical - No / Accredited - Yes

    Discuss actionable and practical steps to protect, manage, and build your professional reputation
    Recognize the impact of a poor reputation in the workplace and your career
    Understand that the professional reputation you create impacts the reputation of your team and organization
    Understand that your professional reputation can be enhanced or tarnished even after your shift ends  

  • How we can better CARE for all those in our service - Our teams; our families; ourselves; and especially our patients

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Don’t miss this webinar! Now more than ever, it is important to care for ourselves so that we can better care for those we serve.

    Leadership expert Alex Draper will inspire us with his CARE model so that we are at our best, able to collaborate with a people-first mindset to work effectively as a team. 

    Who wins? You do! Along with your patients, your team members, your families and friends. 

    Alex Draper

    CEO DX Learning Solutions

    DX Learning Solutions

    Progressive Leaders C.A.R.E.™. Progressive leaders provide their teams clarity, autonomy, relationships and equity®.

    I am on a mission to shape organizations worth working for by empowering teams, and managers of teams, from top to bottom to think and behave more inclusively and lead with empathy. Our proprietary C.A.R.E.™ model is the nucleus of our approach to inspiring progressive leadership.

    Modern managers need to be trained to lead, aligned to the needs of the modern worker. If you want inclusive and empathetic leaders building human-centric teams, then you need to expose bad leadership and help them unlearn bad habits that are no longer effective or relevant.

    We create novel and scalable virtual and in-person experiential leadership training programs for managers and their teams to help see biases that blind them, improving their self-awareness and emotional intelligence that accelerate positive behavior change.

    We aspire to be the best in the world at:

    - Empowering Managers To Behave Like Leaders
    - Creating Psychologically Safe Teams
    - Values-Based Leadership Development

    DX was founded on the principles of inclusive leadership and creating a more equitable workplace over 5 years ago. Since then we have re-wired over 17,000 leaders globally and rising. We work with the front line to high level executives. Global behemoths to local start-ups. Leadership is leadership no matter who you are or who you work for. We activate your values and your aspired culture.

    We promise real change. For your people. Your leaders. Your organization.

    Organizations like Eaton Corporation, Regeneron, Takeda, TEKsystems, Zurich Insurance, turn to DX to partner in progressive leadership development.

    Join us in changing the way people learn for the better.

    Please feel free to message me with any team, people or cultural challenges you need support on. 

    Don’t miss this webinar! Now more than ever, it is important to care for ourselves so that we can better care for those we serve.

    Leadership expert Alex Draper will inspire us with his CARE model so that we are at our best, able to collaborate with a people-first mindset to work effectively as a team. 

    Who wins? You do! Along with your patients, your team members, your families and friends. 

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1.5 continuing education credits

    This course is - Clinical / Accredited

    • Describe how to CARE for ourselves & our team so we can provide those we serve with what they need.
    • Understand how to collaborate effectively for the greater good of those we serve.
    • Discuss how to work efficiently as a team to drive excellent results. 
  • Implementing a Nurse Residency Program Webinar

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Hear from certified experts on the benefits of launching a nurse residency program, and how you can plan, prepare, and implement a program at your own organization.
      
    Nurse residencies offer numerous benefits to recent nursing school grads, including:

    • Didactic and practical experience
    • Opportunities to shadow experienced nurses in various departments
    • Preceptor-facilitated ED experience

    You'll learn from experienced nurse leaders, and you'll earn one CE for your participation. 

    Hear from certified experts on the benefits of launching a nurse residency program, and how you can plan, prepare, and implement a program at your own organization.
      
    Nurse residencies offer numerous benefits to recent nursing school grads, including:

    • Didactic and practical experience
    • Opportunities to shadow experienced nurses in various departments
    • Preceptor-facilitated ED experience

    You'll learn from experienced nurse leaders, and you'll earn one CE for your participation. 

    Tiffani Dusang

    RN, MSN, AFN-BC, NEA-BC

    Tiffani has been practicing as a registered nurse for 26 years.   Her concentration has been in Emergency/Trauma and Forensic Nursing.  Along with her continued support of Forensic Nursing, Tiffani is the Administrative Director of Nursing for Harris Health’s Lyndon B. Johnson Emergency Center, Observation Unit, Central Telemetry, Hemodialysis and Special Procedures.  Tiffani teaches and role models transformational leadership.   One major project has been establishing an ED nurse residency program. 

    Robert Asselta

    BSN, RN-BC, NPD-BC, CEN, TCRN

    As a nurse with 28 years of experience, Robert has chosen to spend his career in Emergency Services.  With experience as staff, education coordinator and in Leadership he brings knowledge across the care spectrum. Currently the clinical nurse educator for a Level 1 Trauma Center with Magnet recognition in suburban New York City, Robert has created, implemented and maintained a nurse residency program.  

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Clinical / Accredited

    • •Discuss the components of building a nurse residency program.
    • •Discuss the benefits of a nurse residency program as shared by our presenters.
  • Celebrating CertifiED Success

    Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    This tribute event is about YOU, the nurse.  You inspire so many, not only during a challenging year, but every day.  We are excited to recognize, thank and celebrate certified nurses across the emergency spectrum. This event included seven deserving award winners, two exciting speakers, messages from BCEN Executive Director and BCEN Board Chairperson, and an emcee to keep you entertained through it all.  

    This tribute event is about YOU, the nurse.  You inspire so many, not only during a challenging year, but every day.  We are excited to recognize, thank and celebrate certified nurses across the emergency spectrum. This event included seven deserving award winners, two exciting speakers, messages from BCEN Executive Director and BCEN Board Chairperson, and an emcee to keep you entertained through it all.  

    Alex Sheen

    Alex Sheen is a four-time TEDx speaker and the Founder of because I said I would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by a tragedy in his life, Alex created a concept called the Promise Card and began mailing cards to anyone who requested them at no cost. Since 2012, over 11 MILLION Promise Cards have been distributed to over 153 countries. In 2013, Alex left his Corporate Strategy Lead position at a leading software company to dedicate himself entirely to the nonprofit. 

    Alex is the author of the upcoming book "because I said I would." that is due for release in January 2019.

    Alex's unique perspective on accountability, commitment and self-control developed both from his responsibilities in leading a global effort about keeping promises and his personal experience fulfilling his own promises. 

    Alex's personal promises include: 
    Walking 245 miles across the entire state of Ohio in under 10 days to fulfill a promise to the three Cleveland women who were held captive for 10 years. 
    Volunteering at 52 different nonprofit organizations in a single year. 
    Promising children with cancer trips to Disneyland and personally delivering 100 tickets.

    Alex's work has been featured on CNN, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, TODAY Show, Good Morning America, NPR, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, CBS Nightly News and many other programs. He has been featured on the cover of Spirit Magazine and honored as a Steve Harvey "Harvey's Hero". 

    Alex's efforts in social media have been featured in BuzzFeed's annual "Most Important Viral Videos" and his viral posts have made the #1 spot on the front page of Reddit.com over 10 times.

    As a nationally respected thought-leader who has been featured at multiple TEDx conferences, Alex has spoken at over 527 events since 2013.

    Christine Cashen

    Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the ride! Christine Cashen delivers a fast-paced, hilarious program with useful content that makes her a sought after speaker worldwide. For more than 15 years, she has jazzed an amazing variety of audiences throughout the United States, Canada, South Africa and Australia. Christine is an authority on sparking innovative ideas, handling conflict, reducing stress and energizing employees.

    Before hitting the speaking scene, Christine was a university admissions officer, corporate trainer and broadcaster. Hey -- she even votes. Christine holds a Bachelors Degree in Communication and a Masters Degree in Adult Education. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP).

    In July of 2014, Christine was inducted into the National Speakers Association, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame , Admission into the CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. Inductees are evaluated by their peers through a rigorous and demanding process. Each candidate must excel in seven categories: material, style, experience, delivery, image, professionalism and communication.

    What makes her unique is the "real" factor. Whether talking about her "hottie engineer" husband, her pet peeves or growing up in an Italian/Irish household, audiences always relate to her experiences, struggles and lessons. She combines a down-to-earth attitude with a colorful artistic streak. Comments such as "I feel like I've known her forever," "we must take her back to our workplace" and "it felt as if Christine was speaking directly to me," are a testament to her effectiveness and style.

    Christine is the author of THE GOOD STUFF: Quips & Tips on Life, Love, Work and Happiness, which was named motivational book of the year by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. She has also been featured as a creativity expert in HOW Designs at Work magazine. Her learning resources also include: Get What You Want With What You've Got DVD, The Fun Factor DVD, The Good Stuff CD Audio Book and Why Can't Everybody Just Get Along CD.

    Objectives of overall event: The feeling of gratitude, inspiration and admiration as we celebrate YOU the nurse.  Commemorating BCENs 40 years of sincere heartfelt appreciation for our certified nurses.

    Objectives for Christine Cashen’s presentation: Identify drainers and energy gainers, change thinking patterns, create life resiliency, feel powerful when you have no control and flex your humor muscles.

    Objectives for Alex Sheen’s presentation: Boost in employee morale, increase goal attainment rates and restore the culture of accountability.

     

    Provider approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider # CEP17490 for 1 continuing education credit

    This course is - Non-Clinical / Accredited