Certified Emergency Nurse Exam - CEN®
Find resources to become a certified emergency nurse, such as certification information, CEN study guides, CEN practice test and more. To become certified as an emergency room nurse, a nurse will have to tak the CEN exam. The Certified Emergency Nurse Exam is published by the Board of Certified Emergency Nursing (BCEN). For more information, see Tests.com's CEN Test Guide.
Jennifer Hulsebus, RN, CEN
Eileen Johnson, RN, MSN
A nurse who wishes to obtain the Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) credential must take and pass the CEN exam which is administered by the Board of Certification of Emergency Nursing (BCEN).
The CEN exam tests your ability to use the Nursing Process within the context of Emergency Nursing. Throughout the test, you can expect to see questions that will test your assessment, analysis, intervention and evaluation knowledge. The CEN exam is composed of 175 multiple choice questions and covers the following twelve areas:
- Medical Emergencies and Infections
- Orthopedics and Wounds
- Genitourinary, Gynecological and Obstetrical
- Environment and Toxicology
- Professional issues
- Maxillofacial and Ocular