Sponsored Sessions

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​​Friday, October 10
 

Easing the Pain of HCAHPS!
6:15 – 7:45 am
JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom Sections 3 & 4 

  • Review principles of HCAHPS
  • Discuss the role of the ED Nurse in improving scores
  • Highlight strategies to ease pain using Pain Ease 

Pre-registration is required for this eventclick here to register. 

 

Sponsored by

Gebauer

 

Annual Conference Sponsor

 


Hands-On Procedural Cadaver Lab
Session 1: 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Session 2: 1:15 – 4:15 pm
Indianapolis Convention Center, Rooms 201-204 

This hands-on procedural lab will provide the unique opportunity to review relevant anatomy associated with critical care procedures. Participants will enhance their understanding of the various procedures and the associated risk and benefits. 

Pre-registration is required for this event; click here to register.

 

Sponsored by

Vidacare - Teleflex 

ENA Strategic Sponsor


​​Saturday, October 11
 
 

Certification Recognition Breakfast – Shift Your Brilliance
7 - 9 am
JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom Sections 5-10  

 

Please join us for breakfast as we celebrate and recognize BCEN® certified nurses. Keynote speaker Simon T. Bailey will entertain and delight as he invites you to reconnect, reinvigorate, and re-emerge to make a brilliant difference in your healthcare organization. You will have fun learning and rediscovering that you are the difference that makes a difference. You will earn a non-CNE acknowledgement for 1.0 CERP from ENA for attending the Certification Breakfast that can be applied towards your BCEN CE requirements for recertification.

You must be a CEN®, CFRN®, CPEN®, or CTRN® to attend. Pre-registration is required through the conference registration process; limited capacity available.

 

Sponsored by

BCEN

  


Bedside Management Considerations in the Treatment of Pit Viper Envenomation
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Indiana Convention Center Rooms 205-207 

  • Understand the distinguishing characteristics and endemic locations of pit vipers (Crotalid snakes) and the major categories of components and pathophysiology of Crotalid venoms.
  • Understand the basic signs and symptoms of Crotalid envenomation and dry bite, describe first aid, and the primary and secondary nursing interventions for envenomated patients.
  • Describe the characteristics of antivenom, its indications and administration, side effects, and what is meant by initial control of envenomation and maintenance dosing of antivenom. 
  • Describe situations where consultation with a poison control center​.  

Pre-registration is required for this event. Click here for registration 

 

Sponsored by

BTG

 


Acute Treatment of Agitation Association with Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom Section 1-2 

 

Emergency nurses are on the front lines of managing agitation in patients with schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder. This presentation will discuss current guidelines and available options for acute treatment of these patients, identify unmet needs, and share efficacy and safety data.

Presented by: 
Leslie S. Zun, MD, MBA
System Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Sinai Health System
Chair and Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Medical School
Chicago, Illinois
  

Pre-registration is not required. Seats are on a first-come basis.

 

Sponsored by

 

Annual Conference Sponsor

 


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Sponsored Events and Activities

 

EN Week Photo Booth
Thursday, October 9: 3 – 7 pm 
Friday, October 10: 9 am – 2 pm
Saturday, October 11: 9 am – Noon
Registration area, Indiana Convention Center Exhibit Hall A

 

ENA is celebrating Emergency Nurses Week!

Gather your friends and colleagues and head over to the TapSnap photo booth located in the Registration area of the Indiana Convention Center. A free 4x6 photo prints out immediately and serves as a fun keepsake of your trip to the 2014 ENA Annual Conference.

 

Sponsored by

 

Annual Conference Sponsor


​EN WEEK Hand Massages – Booth #743

In the spirit of the “Life Saving Hands” theme, look for free hand massages in the Exhibit Hall at Booth #743 courtesy of ENA. Take a break from the educational sessions and let the masseuses pamper you!

 

Sponsored by

ENA

 


 

Stryker 500 Relay Challenge - Booth #256

Rev your engines and get ready for the Stryker 500! Bring a team of four to Booth #256 to complete a relay-style course designed to showcase your safe patient transporting skills. Stop by the Stryker booth for more information.

 
 

Sponsored by

Stryker

 

ENA Strategic Sponsor


 

American Heart Association, CPR Throwdonw - Booth #455

The AHA CPR Throwdown is a live challenge event where participants practice resuscitation skills in scenarios that are applicable to their clinical environment. The objective is for teams to demonstrate high-performance resuscitation with the application of concepts outlined in the AHA Consensus Statement; CPR Quality; Improving Cardiac Resuscitation Outcomes Both Inside and Outside of the Hospital. The contest uses feedback technology and debriefing from authors of the Statement to help participants improve their lifesaving resuscitation skills. Please visit www.heart.org/cprquality for more information on this important topic.

 
 

Sponsored by

AHA

 

ENA Annual Conference Sponsor


Relaxation Station
Thursday, October 9: 3:45 – 7:30 pm 
Friday, October 10: 9:15 am – 2:45 pm
Saturday, October 11: 9:15 am – 12:30 pm
 
Booth #213 

 

Attendees can connect and recharge at the Relaxation Station, located inside the exhibit hall at Booth #213. Professional massage therapists provide an upper body massage on a special chair and relax the tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms. These massages help attendees feel more welcome, appreciated, refreshed, alert and energized. Foot massage stations are also available. 

 
 

Sponsored by

Hill-Rom

 

ENA Strategic Supporter


Certification Lounge 

Room 109, Indiana Convention Center

Thursday, October 9: 10 am – 3 pm 
Friday, October 10: 10 am – 3 pm

 

Attendees holding a CEN®, CFRN®, CPEN® or CTRN® credential are invited for snacks and a chance to catch a quiet moment between sessions at the Certification Lounge. 

 
 

Sponsored by

BCEN 


 

Sponsored Focus Groups

Thursday, October 9
11:30 am – 1 pm
Room 110, Indiana Convention Center
Vascular Access Focus Group
Facilitator: Jean Proehl, MN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN

 

Focus Group Objectives and Goals:

  • Engage with Emergency Nursing key decision makers to better understand and define vascular access challenges, solutions and key care objectives.
  • Share and collaborate regarding the current process, protocols and products used when vascular access goes from difficult to an emergent/urgent situation.
  • Discuss the clinical opportunities and challenges of alternative vascular access options for the management and treatment of difficult and emergent vascular access patients.

Due to limited seating for this topic, a survey screener has been developed to help identify your interest level and ability to add your dialogue to this topic. Click here to fill out the survey screener; if you are selected to participate, the sponsor will contact you directly with additional details.

 

Friday, October 10
11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Room 205, Indiana Convention Center
Vascular Access Product Development Focus Group

 

Focus Group Objectives and Goals:

  • Discuss current barriers to effective utilization of intraosseous vascular access in emergent, urgent and medically necessary situations.
  • Provide input on new product development to help solve the problems associated with difficult vascular access.
  • Collaborate during this hands on session to provide feedback on new and trending technology.

Due to limited seating for this topic, a survey screener has been developed to help identify your interest level and ability to add your dialogue to this topic. Click here to fill out the survey screener; if you are selected to participate, the sponsor will contact you directly with additional details.

 

Sponsored by

Teleflex
 

ENA Strategic Sponsor