Deveau gains certification


FARMINGTON — Patrick Deveau, RN, CEN, has successfully completed the examination for national certification in emergency nursing administered by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing. The CEN designation demonstrates the knowledge essential to the specialty of emergency nursing care and its associated specialties and subspecialties.

The certification exam evaluates a nurse’s knowledge and ability in areas such as patient care management; orthopedic emergencies and wound management; neurological, cardiovascular, substance abuse/toxicological and environmental emergencies, and shock/multisystem trauma emergencies.

Deveau, a resident of Wilton, graduated from Yarmouth School of Nursing in Nova Scotia and has provided nursing care at Franklin Memorial Hospital since 1998.