CENA Courses & Events

CENA Trauma Nursing Program (TNP)

The CENA Trauma Nursing Program (TNP) is an important initiative in trauma education for nurses in Australia. Australasian in context, this program provides instruction on the principles of trauma care, the opportunity to explore skills relevant to the trauma setting and seeks to develop the ability of Australian nurses to deliver trauma care in a variety of settings.

Click HERE to visit the CENA TNP page.


CENA Webinar Series

The College of Emergency Nursing Australasia have partnered with Think, Ask, Learn to deliver all fellows and members a monthly webinar series.

Each month a new presentation will be delivered live via webcast at 2000 AEST. The presentation will also be available for members to download for the 30 days following the live presentation, so if you can’t swap your shift to attend ‘live’ listen in later on for some evidence-based updates on ED care. More information and upcoming topics.

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National Education Committee

The education committee are responsible for addressing CENAs aim to provide education for emergency nurses. This group attempt to bring evidence based education programs and resources to the members. The Committee are constantly working on ways to improve access to education for all members using technology. If you have ideas for education content or other suggestions please contact the education group via email.

To Read NEC Terms of Reference please click HERE

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Expression of Interest (EOI)

Faculty for Resuscitation in Emergency Departments (RIED) 2017

The College of Emergency Nurses Australasia (CENA), Tasmania Branch, is seeking expressions of interest from senior Emergency Department Registered Nurses and Doctors, to join the RIED 2017 Faculty team.

RIED 2017 is a one-day high-fidelity simulation workshop, aimed at entry level resuscitation area Emergency Department staff. The program will center on small multidisciplinary team resuscitation scenarios, with a focus on workforce development in the areas of resuscitation knowledge, communication and team work training, identification and prioritisation of care, and equipment, procedures and intervention familiarisation.

WHEN: 10th November, 2017. 0800-1700

Where: University of Tasmania, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Newnham Campus, Launceston.

Faculty will be responsible for:

  • Curriculum planning
  • Scenario design
  • Sourcing pre-learning reference material
  • Participant simulation orientation and familiarisation
  • Facilitating working groups at RIED 2017
  • Providing feedback to participants through open communication

Essential criteria:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated experience in healthcare education
  • Holds current Advanced Life Support Certificate
  • Significant experience and credentials in resuscitation

Desirable experience:

  • Previous experience in facilitating simulation training
  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in specialty area


Remuneration will be provided for successful applicants.

Please submit your EOI, together with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae and a brief 1-2 page letter outlining how you meet the above criteria to national@cena.org.au. Please submit by the 14th August 2017.

For further enquiries, please contact Alex Pryce on alex.pryce@ths.tas.gov.au

CENA Learning Packages

Paediatric Assessment, presented at the WA Paediatric Clinical Development Seminar 7 June 2014

Paediatric Toxicology, presented at the WA Paediatric Clinical Development Seminar 7 June 2014

Publications/Other Resources

Reflective Practice Tool

Eye Manual

Mental Health for EDs

Other Government Resources

Useful Web Links