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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 www.nena.ca


American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999).Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington: American Educational Research Association.

American Heart Association. (2011). Advanced cardiovascular life support provider manual. Dallas: Author.

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

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

Brown, F. G. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians. (2008). Canadian triage and acuity scale: Combined adult/paediatric educational program: Participant's manual: Triage training resources. Ottawa: Author.

Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2015). 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: 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. (2004). Emergency nursing pediatric course: Provider manual (3rd ed.). Des Plaines, IL: Author.

Emergency Nurses Association. (2007). Emergency nursing core curriculum (6th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)

Emergency Nurses Association. (2007). Trauma nursing core course: Provider manual (6th ed.). Chicago: Author.

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

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. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)

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: Emergency Nurses Association.

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

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

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

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

Proehl, J. A. (Ed.). (2009). Emergency nursing procedures (4th ed.). St. Louis: W. B. Saunders. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)

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. Available on NurseONE.ca (EbookCentral)