Welcome to Australian College of Emergency Nursing

The Australian College of Emergency Nursing promotes and maintains high standards of emergency health care, furthering professional standards for emergency practice, maintain and improving education, promoting and supporting research and representing nurses at local, state, national and international levels.

ACEN Mission

ACEN – striving for excellence in Emergency Nursing Practice.

Expert Faculty

Our courses are developed and taught by experienced emergency nurses and educators with a deep understanding of the field.


Striving for Excellence in Emergency Nursing Practice & flexible learning options to fit your schedule, including self-paced online courses.


Join a vibrant community of emergency nurses to network, share experiences & collaborate on improving patient care.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

How can I register for a course ?

Course information, costs and locations are available from the Courses menu above. You can search the courses and match course calendars to plan your course schedule. To enrol for a course, start here

How can I become a member ?

We’ve love to have you on board. You can join by downloading the form and sending it to us (mail details here) or filling out the application form online.

How do I contact someone at ACEN ?

We can be contacted directly by phone, email or by our ContactUs Page. Our web administrator can be contacted by emailing the website administrator.

What social networks are you active on?
We prefer Facebook. You can link to our Facebook at the bottom of every page.
Where is the member section of the site ?

We have reviewed our membership offerings and for now the value to members is in the class discounts and Facebook page. We will add a member section in the future if the situation changes.


Courses Offered & Affiliations

CAPEN – Course in Applied Physiology in Emergency Nursing

ITLS – International Trauma Life Support

PTLS – Paediatric Trauma Life Support

Register your Interest for Upcoming Courses

We are accepting “Expressions of Interest” to help us to organise courses and alert you to the locations that could work for you as they become available. Please provide your contact information and preferred courses and our team will be in contact.

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