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Emergency Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the Emergency Nursing Certification Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the emergency nursing certification exam.

Study guide

National Emergency Nurses Association. (2016). Canadian emergency nursing certification exam prep course. Available from NENA website. NENA members can access for free. Email president@nena.ca for the password.


Betz, C. L., & Sowden, L. A. (2008). Mosby’s pediatric nursing reference (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Bloom, B. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York, NY : David McKay Company Inc.

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (4e éd.). Philadelphie : W. B. Saunders.

Browne, A. J., Varcoe, C., Lavoie, J. G., Smye, V. L., Wong, S. T., Krause, M., & Fridkin, A. (2016). Enhancing health care equity with Indigenous populations: Evidence-based strategies from an ethnographic study. BMC Health Services Research, 16(544), 1-17. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1707-9

Bullard, M. J., Musgrave, E., Warren, D. et al. (2017). Revisions to the Canadian emergency department triage and acuity scale (CTAS) guidelines 2016. CJEM; 19(s2): s18-s27.

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians. (2013). Canadian triage and acuity scale: Combined adult/paediatric educational program: Participant's manual: Triage training resources. Ottawa: Author.

Canadian Heart and Stroke. (2020). Advanced cardiovascular life support provider manual. Ottawa: Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Canadian Nurses Association. (2018). Position statement: social determinants of health. Ottawa: Author. Retrieved from https://www.cna-aiic.ca/-/media/cna/page-content/pdf-en/social-determinants-of-health-position-statement_dec-2018.pdf [PDF, 149.1 KB]

Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2019). Compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties. Ottawa: Author.

Crouch, R., Charters, A., Dawood, M., & Bennett, P. (EDs). (2009). Oxford handbook of emergency nursing. New York: Oxford University Press.

Deska Pagana, K., & Pagana, T. J. (2009). Mosby's diagnostic and laboratory test reference (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Dolan, B., & Holt, L. (2008). Accident and emergency: Theory and practice (2nd ed.). New York: Baillière Tindall Elsevier.

Downing, P. (ED.) (2009). Emergencies in adult nursing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2015). ENA topic brief – The well nurse. Des Plaines, IL: EPA.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2016). ENA position statement – Emerging infectious diseases in the emergency care setting. Des Plaines, IL: EPA.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2018). ENA Joint position statement – Human trafficking awareness in the emergency care setting. Des Plaines, IL: EPA.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2004). Emergency nursing pediatric course: Provider manual (3rd ed.). Des Plaines, IL: EPA.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2007). Emergency nursing core curriculum (6th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2020). Trauma nursing core course: Provider manual (8th ed.). Des Plaines, IL: EPA.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2010). Sheehy's manual of emergency care (7th ed.). Des Plaines, IL: Mosby.

Foreman, M. D., Milisen, K., & Fulmer, T. T. (EDs.). (2010). Critical care nursing of older adults: Best practices (3rd ed.). New York: Springer.

Goodwin Veenema, T. (ED.). (2007). Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards (2nd ed.). New York: Springer.

Hazinski, M. F., & Field, J. M. (2010). 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care science [Special issue]. Circulation, 122 (Suppl. 3).

Ignatavicius, D. D., & Workman, M. L. (EDs.). (2010). Medical-surgical nursing: Patient-centered collaborative care (6th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Jacobs, B. B. (2000). Trauma nursing core course: Provider manual (5th ed.). Chicago, IL: Emergency Nurses Association.

Jarvis, C. (2014). Physical examination and health assessment (2nd Cdn. ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders.

Karch, A. M. (2008). 2008 Lippincott's nursing drug guide. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

Lewis, S. L., Ruff Dirksen, S., McLean Heitkemper, M., Bucher, L., & Camera, I. M. (EDs.). (2010). Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems (3rd Cdn. ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

Mattson Porth, C., & Marfin, G. (2009). Pathophysiology: Concepts of altered health states (8th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.

McQuillan, K. A., Flynn Makic, M. B., & Whalen, E. (2009). Trauma nursing: From resuscitation through rehabilitation (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier.

Nestel, S. (2012). Colour coded health care: The Impact of race and racism on Canadians' health.Toronto, Canada, Wellesley Institute. Retrieved from https://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Colour-Coded-Health-Care-Sheryl-Nestel.pdf

Northern Health Indigenous Health. (2019). Cultural safety. Retrieved from https://www.indigenoushealthnh.ca/initiatives/cultural-safety

Oman, K. S., & Koziol-McLain, J. (2007). Emergency nursing secrets (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier.

Potter, P. A., & Griffin Perry, A. (2014). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (Rev. 4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.

Potter, P. A., Griffin Perry, A., Stockert, P., & Hall, A. (2007). Basic nursing (7th ed.). St. Louis. MO: Mosby

Proehl, J. A. (ED.). (2009). Emergency nursing procedures (4th ed.). St. Louis: W. B. Saunders.

Schumacher, L., & Chernecky, C. (EDs.). (2010). Saunders nursing survival guide: Critical care and emergency nursing (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Vallerand, A. H., Sanosky, C. A., & Deglin, J. H. (2015) Davis’s drug guide for nurses (14th ed.) Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.

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