ED Nurse Leadership Pathway

Pathways Leadership


ENA recognizes that emergency nursing is not one size fits all and that the path from a student to an experienced ED leader is a journey. As the trusted leader in emergency nursing education, ENA is your partner to help you plan and achieve the career you want.

ED Nurse Leadership Pathway
The ED Nurse Leadership Pathway is designed to ensure emergency nurses who have recently moved into leadership roles or are striving to enter leadership roles have the education and training to lead emergency departments confidently and effectively.

This tailored pathway includes educational content focused on what is required to be an effective emergency department leader, how to manage the emergency department team, financial and budgeting concepts, leadership communication skills, maintaining staff resiliency and mental health, and handling uncertainty and solving problems. 

What's included: the ED Nurse Leadership Pathway includes mentorship, ENA membership and 12 educational offerings that includes up to 6.75 accredited continuing education hours covering three primary content categories: HR management, professional and operations. 
Pricing: Member - $150; Nonmember - $250 (includes a one-year ENA membership)


  • Emergency Department Manager's Survival Guide
  • Emergency Department Staffing
  • ED Leader Guide to HR Processes 
  • Healthy Work Environment (what the ED Leader must know)
  • Emergency Department Staffing Calculation Tool


  • Change Management for the ED Leader
  • ED Leader: Rescuing vs. Managing
  • Relationship Building for the Successful ED Nurse Leader
  • Time Management, A Road to A Much Better Day
  • Intro to ED Leadership


  • ED Throughput– Unlocking Operational Excellence
  • Collaborative Partnerships in the ED

ENA Membership (1-year ENA membership included with nonmember pricing)
Leverage the collective knowledge of more than 50,000 emergency nursing peers to support your profession and strengthen your practice as an ENA member. The wide variety of benefits are focused on strengthening your knowledge through education, networking, and advocacy.

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Mentorship (included with pathway)
The Mentoring Program reflects ENA's commitment to your professional development. This member-exclusive online networking and career development tool helps you find and connect with others in emergency nursing.

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(not included the pathway package)


Questions? ENA is happy to help! Contact the ENA team to learn more about ENA University Pathways.