Media Release: Emergency department nurses receive national certification

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Erin Black, RN Erin Black, RN

02-17-2009 (Dayton, OH) -

Dayton Children's is pleased to announce the following nurses have received their national certification from The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN®) and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB®).

  • Erin Black, RN, BSN, Dayton
  • Pam Bucaro, RN, CNS, Kettering
  • Lisa-Kaye Clarke, RN, BSN, Fairborn
  • Diane Faulkner, RN, BSN, Miamisburg
  • Krista Hock, RN, BSN, Kettering
  • Kelly Shuherk, RN, BSN, Huber Heights
  • Sharon North, RN, EMT-P, Eaton

"This is a brand new national certification. Our emergency department nurses are among the first nurses to ever hold this certification. We are extremely proud," says Cindy Burger, RN, MS, critical care and emergency trauma services director at Dayton Children's.

The Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN®) and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB®) have developed the Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) exam. Earning your CPEN credential demonstrates extensive experience and the knowledge and abilities related to pediatric emergency nursing care beyond basic RN licensure. 

About the Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center:
Dayton Children's Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center provides care for approximately 55,000 sick and injured children each year. The department is staffed by specially trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians and pediatric specialists 24 hours a day. Expert pediatric care for urgent and emergent medical, surgical and traumatic conditions is provided to infants, children and young adults up to 21 years of age.

For more information, contact:
Marketing Communications Department
Phone: 937-641-3666
marketing@childrensdayton.org

 

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