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Nurse earns certification in pediatric emergency nursing

Nancy Chaney, RN, CEN, CPEN

FARMINGTON - Nancy Chaney, RN, CEN, CPEN, a registered nurse at Franklin Memorial Hospital has earned the certified pediatric emergency nurse credential from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing.

A CPEN is a registered nurse who possesses advanced critical thinking and highly developed skills in providing emergency care to pediatric patients and their families.

She joins an elite group of emergency nurses who have demonstrated their advanced specialty knowledge, expertise, and clinical judgment in pediatric emergency nursing. Board certification validates specialty knowledge and expertise through a rigorous, national board exam.

Chaney received her associate’s degree in nursing from Central Maine Community College and is currently taking courses to attain her bachelor’s degree in nursing. She has worked at FMH for 19 years, with all but two years based in the emergency department.

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  1. WAY TO GO NANCY!! This is an amazing lady and awesome nurse!

  2. Congrats Nancy!! So proud of your hard work and dedication 🥳!!FMH is lucky to have you!!

  3. You are awesome!!!!! Congrats

  4. Congratulations Nancy! You are a role model and the finest example of what a nurse is and can be, especially in the ER! FMH is blessed to have you, and so are all of your patients.

  5. Congratulations!!! Well done!!

  6. Congratulations. It's a difficult exam. I got my CPEN the first time it was offered, passed, but harder than the CEN. You should be proud.

  7. Good job, Nancy!