Des Plaines, Ill. – April 12, 2013 — The 2013 ENA President JoAnn Lazarus, MSN, RN, CEN, will represent the Emergency Nurses Association at the Sociedad Espanola de Enfermeria de Urgencias y Emergencias (SEEUE) XXV Congreso Nacional “Hands that take care of you” in Barcelona, Spain, April 11–12. Lazarus will speak about workplace violence at the “Safety and Quality Emergency Care” Round Table and discuss the work of ENA’s Institute for Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention and its Institute for Emergency Nursing Research.
“I am excited about the opportunity to meet our international colleagues, establish contacts and exchange ideas. Health care quality and safety are issues that concern nurses worldwide. I hope my participation on the international panel will give insight into how we may work together to meet the needs of our profession and patients,” Lazarus stated.
Other topics presented during the 25th anniversary of the Congreso SEEUE conference include the “Present and Future of Emergency Nursing and Emergency,” “Caring for the Future: Pediatric Emergencies,” “Nurses of Emergency Assistance to the Serious Polytraumatized” and “Taking Care that Cares.”
About the Emergency Nurses Association
ENA, with more than 40,000 members worldwide, is the only professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing and emergency care through advocacy, expertise, innovation and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA develops and disseminates education and practice standards and guidelines, and affords consultation to both private and public entities regarding emergency nurses and their practice. Additional information is available at www.ena.org