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MED-ED Certified Pediatric Nurse Exam Review

Update: Now Offered Virtually!

This two-day seminar is for nurses who care for pediatric patients. This course serves as a review for the Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN®)* Exam. The CPN Exam is for the nurse who has pediatric practice experience and who demonstrates knowledge and abilities related to pediatric nursing beyond basic RN licensure.

Please note: The virtual conference meeting access link will be emailed to registered participants 24-48 hours prior to the start of the activity.

Activity Details
Start Date: November 14, 2020
End Date: November 15, 2020
Time: Day One: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Day Two: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm (Registration: 7:30 am both days)
Location: Update: Now Offered Virtually
Download: Event Flyer

Registration for this event has closed. For questions, please e-mail Amanda.E.Sanchez@hitchcock.org.

Registration is online and by credit card only. 

The registration fees are as follows:

  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon, Concord, Manchester, Nashua and Bedford: $100
  • NEAH Hospital and Member Organization Employees: $150
  • Others: $200

Need-based scholarships are available. Please email Amanda.E.Sanchez@hitchcock.org with your need.

Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after the registration deadline has been reached. A $25 administrative fee will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

If you need to cancel your registration, please call (603) 653-1234 or email clpd.support@hitchcock.org. Cancellations should be made 10 days in advance. If you need to cancel within 10 of this event please email: Amanda.E.Sanchez@hitchcock.org.


November 14, 2020

8:00 am - 9:00 am Anatomy of the Exam | Test-Taking Strategies
9:00 am - 10:00 am Assessment and Child Development
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:00 am Health Promotion
11:00 am - 11:30 am Immunizations
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Child Maltreatment
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Chronic Care | End of Life (provided)
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Management of Illness: Respiratory Conditions
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Management of Illness: Emergency Trauma
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Management of Illness: Dermatologic Conditions
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Sample Questions
4:00 pm Adjourn


November 15, 2020

8:00 am - 9:00 am Management of Illness: Gastrointestinal Conditions
9:00 am - 10:00 am Management of Illness: Neurologic Conditions
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 10:45 am Management of Illness: Endocrine, Metabolic
10:45 am - 11:45 am Nursing Professional Role
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Management of Illness: Infectious Disease
1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Management of Illness: Cardiovascular (provided)
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Management of Illness: Renal
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Management of Illness: Hematologic Conditions, Oncology
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Management of Illness: Musculoskeletal Conditions
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Sample Questions
3:30 pm Adjourn
Learning Outcome(s)

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Describe the Certified Pediatric Nurse Exam, test plan and the practice requirements to sit for the exam.
  • Construct a study plan for the exam based on understanding the blueprint and domains of practice covered.
  • Identify common mistakes and pitfalls that are made during studying and testing for the exam.
  • Recall the core components covered in the exam through didactic supplementation and test questions.

RN/LPN/LVN/Other: 12.5 Contact Hours

MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286, Iowa/296, California #CEP10453.

If your profession is not listed, we suggest contacting your board to determine your continuing education requirements and ask about reciprocal approval.

Many boards will approve this seminar based on the accreditation of the boards listed here.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Amanda.E.Sanchez@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees - Tuition fees must be paid online by credit card. D-H Accounts Payable will no longer process internal transfers of registration fees. Individuals must pay online with a credit card and then seek reimbursement, if appropriate.

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