Virtually join your nursing peers for an engaging conversation!

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ENA brings you Nurses Together: Connecting through Conversations as a part of the American Nurses Foundation’s Well-Being Initiative. This collaboration offers free health and wellness resources to support the mental health and resilience of all nurses during these trying times. These conversations virtually connect you with your peers to discuss and share thoughts on the topic of well-being. Join us and our furry friend guests for the next conversation on the topic of Emotional Support and Comfort through Animals. Limited space is available – secure your seat!

Next Conversation: February 25, 2021

  • Topic: Emotional Support and Comfort through Animals
  • Date: Feb 25
  • Time: 1pm CST
  • Cost: Free!

Join us live at our next conversation to meet some comforting, furry friends from LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs and mini therapy horses from Soul Harbour Ranch! Both organizations specialize in training animals known for making appearances in hospital EDs to interact with people of all ages and circumstances who are in need. We look forward to seeing you and our exciting guests on Feb.25 for comfort and conversations. All are welcome (including your furry friends) - spread the word!


  • Introduction to benefits of support animals for health care workers
  • Meet the LCC K-9 comfort dogs and team
  • Meet the mini horses and special guest Jodie Diegel, RN, MBA, the president and founder of Soul Harbour Ranch
  • Break into small groups for conversations with your peers. Pets are welcome!


Who should join the conversations?
Nurses looking to connect in a virtual, judgement-free space to support and talk with others about self-care and coping during these challenging times.

"This was very helpful to be able to express myself and felt very supported."
"Wonderful opportunity to speak with and see colleagues from around the country. Highly recommend."
"Excellent idea. I think this is a wonderful avenue for nurses to communicate and share. Looking forward to another."

Be kind to one another! Click here to review the guidelines for a judgement-free conversation.

Questions or comments? Contact us!




How does it work?
Conversations are hosted by a facilitator who helps guide the discussion to ensure a safe, judgement-free zone is maintained. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions and a link to participate in your selected conversation.

You are welcome to attend as many "Nurses Together" peer conversations as you would like! Spread the word and invite a friend.