Emergency Nursing 2019

Emergency Nursing 2019

Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701

At Emergency Nursing 2019, ENA is taking emergency nursing education to the next level. Elevate your career with fresh content, innovative technology, leading research, and networking opportunities with emergency professionals from around the world. Don’t miss the largest conference dedicated to emergency nursing.

 

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Resources

Justification Package

Need assistance informing your senior leadership about attending Emergency Nursing 2019? Download a useful packet that includes a letter template, plus learning plan and follow-up ROI documents to present this conference as essential professional development.

Conference Brochure

Take a sneak peek at the sessions and activities that will be happening in Awesome Austin for Emergency Nursing 2019! Available as a both a print-friendly PDF and a digital preview, you can start planning today.

Note: Education sessions subject to change. Web version of brochure is most up-to-date.

Know Before You Go - Coming Soon!

There are a few things you should know before you attend Emergency Nursing 2019. Keep an eye out for a helpful checklist to make sure you have everything you need to hit the ground running in Austin.

General Assembly

A block of rooms will be held for delegates participating in General Assembly (September 28-29). Delegate housing will be released mid-July. Any questions related to General Assembly registration or housing, please contact governance@ena.org


Contact Us

ENA-EN19 Registration Management
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c/o: ENA - EN19
2651 Warrenville Rd, Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL 60515
708.498.2400

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Phone: 847.460.4122


Awesome Education

You’ll find everything you need at Emergency Nursing 2019 — the largest conference dedicated to emergency nursing. With over 100 educational sessions to choose from, attendees can earn approximately 10.00 ANCC/12.00 CA BRN accredited contact hours of pre-conference session education, plus at least 20.00 ANCC/22.00 of CA BRN accredited contact hours of education in sessions throughout the conference. Learn from the best in the field who are eager to share their knowledge for the advancement of emergency nursing.

Note: When selecting sessions to build your schedule, please note seating is first-come, first-serve as space and availability allows. The educational sessions and the total number of eligible hours are subject to change. Web version of the brochure is most up-to-date.

EN19 - Schedule at a Glance

Friday, September 27, 2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Monday, September 30, 2019
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

*Additional payment required

**Invitation required

Education Tracks

  • Advanced Practice*
  • Advocacy
  • Behavioral/Mental Health
  • Clinical
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Forensics
  • Geriatrics
  • Global Perspectives
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership & Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Quality and Safety
  • Research
  • Trauma

*APRN: All advanced practice sessions for ENA’s annual conference are provided in partnership with the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners. The American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners promotes high quality, evidence-based practice for nurse practitioners providing emergency care for patients of all ages and acuities in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team. Click to see the list of Advanced Practice Education.

 


Awesome Interactivity

ENA has developed education for attendees in multiple formats and in multiple settings, including outside the traditional classroom environment. Check out some of the hands-on, interactive learning opportunities available at Emergency Nursing 2019.

Note: Educational activities on the exhibit hall floor are not eligible for CE contact hours. Only CERPs are available for education held outside the classroom setting, including on the exhibit hall floor. These activities and the total number of eligible CERPs hours are subject to change.

AdvancED

Collaborate with colleagues in this fully-equipped, four-bed mock emergency department using high-fidelity simulated-manikins. Attendees will participate in clinical simulations designed to mimic a real ED setting featuring pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.

Cadaver Labs

A hands-on, procedural lab — instructors, surgical supplies, and medical equipment have been provided for attendees. Preregistration required; limited capacity; additional fee of $100. Check the schedule-at-a-glance for presentation times.

DisastER

This interactive area features military SMRT tents, a medical helicopter, and exercises that prepare nurses for emergencies outside of the ED. Hands-on activities include techniques in S.T.A.R.T. Triage, self-aid, buddy-aid, tourniquet application, and lessons on emergency preparedness for catastrophes in the field.

ENA Learning Labs

Two stand-alone dedicated spaces featuring experienced educators presenting innovative clinical education and best practices to improve patient care. Topics include IV infiltration, intubation, OB in the ED and more!

Exhibit Hall

Visit more than 200 leading suppliers of products and services for every level of emergency nursing professional in every type of emergency care environment.

Fast Track/Deep Dive Sessions

ENA provides multiple learning formats for attendees to experience — from fast-paced, 25-minute, need-to-know presentations to in-depth topic explorations that require extended, interactive engagement. Check the schedule-at-a-glance for session times.

Insights & Innovations

Stop in this area for education in varying formats—from fun game shows and EN debate wars to short, powerful talks on new and innovative products and services—enhance your ED combined with informative hot topics presented by your peers.

SIM Wars Competition

A single-elimination tournament in which 4-person teams compete in simulated scenarios using live patients (or high-fidelity simulated-manikins). This fun and exciting educational event encourages nurses to work together using on-the-spot critical action to achieve the best possible patient outcome. Sixteen teams will compete across two stages in front of an audience of their peers, the winning team will receive the much-coveted SIM Wars trophy! Check back later for competition times and scenario descriptions. In the meantime, CLICK HERE to sign up your team.

Skills Lab

Three stations; three themes. Move through this multi-layered skills training with your designated group for hands-on education covering Trauma Resuscitation, Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation and Critical Care for Emergency RNs. Preregistration is required and there is an additional $10 fee to participate. P.S. Don’t forget your group number!

Sponsored CERPs Events 

ENA has an outstanding support system of sponsorships, partnerships and exhibitors. Earn Continuing Education Recognition Points that are accepted by BCEN®. These sessions and events provide attendees with additional content relevant to advancing the emergency nursing field. Check the BCEN® website for current CERP acceptance information.

Ultrasound Labs

Attend this lab to develop efficiency in inserting IVs regardless of the situation, using the latest technology in ultrasound-guided insertion. Preregistration required; limited capacity; additional fee of $50. Check the schedule-at-a-glance for presentation times.



Awesome Engagement

Emergency Nursing 2019 allows attendees to engage with each other both inside and outside of the Austin Convention Center. Make sure to leave room in your schedule for more activities that will enrich your experience.

Daytime/Evening Foundation Excursions

"What makes Austin Weird?" Learn more about this "quirky big city with a small-town vibe" on our Foundation Excursion tours. Whether day or night, step outside for a bit of excitement in Awesome Austin while supporting the ENA Foundation. Register now for an outing that will have you refreshed and re-energized for more knowledge and skills building. Pre-registration required; limited capacity; additional fee.

CLICK HERE for detailed tour descriptions, prices, and contact information on all 6 tours:  

  • Street Art Street Food
  • Real Austin Tour
  • Weird Austin Tour
  • The Salt Lick (barbecue)
  • Music History Tour
  • Bat Cruise

Learn More

ENA Experience

Head to this dedicated exhibit hall area to experience all that ENA has to offer first-hand. You’ll find:

  • ENA educational products and ENA LEARN kiosks for online education demonstrations
  • ENA Marketplace with ENA-branded products and merchandise
  • ENA Foundation, where you can donate and help nurses further their education, or learn how you can apply for a scholarship or grant
  • ENA Member Services, where you can join, rejoin, and renew! Stop by to check out your latest member benefits and receive a special discount! (details to come)
  • Meet the editors of ENA Connection and pick up the latest issue
  • Visit the nearby Journal of Emergency Nursing and the Academy of Emergency Nursing booths

National Election Voting

One of the core privileges of ENA membership is the right to choose who sits on your association’s Board of Directors and the Nominations and Elections Committee. Visit the onsite voting booth to cast your ballot in the 2019 ENA National Election to make an investment in the future of ENA and the emergency nursing specialty.

Onsite Content

ENA Today — Follow along with all the news that’s fit to print in the official publication of Emergency Nursing 2019. Check out the upcoming sessions and events in the preview issues and check back daily during the conference to read live coverage of the three-day event. On-site attendees will have access to daily printed editions, which will be distributed throughout the Convention Center.

Welcome Party: ENA Weird Fest

Kick off Emergency Nursing 2019 with a celebration of emergency nurses. Enjoy food, fun, and networking with new and long-time colleagues.

Note: Ticket is included for all registrants excluding Pre-Conference Only, General Assembly Only, or Exhibitor Only registrations.

Foundation Welcome Party Upgrade

Drink. Devour. Donate.

Upgrade your fun at the Welcome Party…ENA Weird Fest AND support ENA Foundation with a progressive drink package including

  • 4 unique and exclusive signature cocktails or mocktails, paired with a delicious taster 
  • Price: $80 (Includes a $30 donation benefiting the Foundation)

Wellness Activities

Take some time for a bit of self-care that will get you restored and energized for more learning and networking. Check the schedule-at-a-glance for wellness activity times.


Awesome Advancement

Meet and share with fellow emergency nursing professionals at various career-focused events throughout the conference.

Academy of Emergency Nursing

Meet with advocates of the new ENA Mentoring Program in partnership with AEN. Ask about the member-exclusive, online networking and career development program committed to assist you!

Career Center

Get career advice, leadership tools, resume and interview coaching and even professional headshot photography at the ENA professional development and career area.

Emerging Professionals

New to emergency nursing? If you have been in the field for five years or less, connect with peers at the Emerging Professionals Luncheon where panelists will share tips and answer questions on building your career in emergency nursing.

ENA Foundation

The philanthropic arm of ENA powers the future of emergency nursing by providing emergency nurses with academic scholarships, research grants, and continuing education opportunities, including attending our annual conference. Be sure to visit the ENA Foundation booth in the ENA Experience area for the 2019 scholarship and grant award recognition wall, to hear and share testimonials, and to learn about opportunities to give back to the field of emergency nursing.

Hall of Honor

Gather together to celebrate your colleagues, honoring inductees to the Academy of Emergency Nursing, Lantern Award Recipients, Annual Achievement Award Recipients, State Council Achievement Award Recipients, State Fundraising Award Recipients, Journal of Emergency Nursing Award Recipients, and more.

International/Global Perspective

ENA’s international members are part of the influential voice promoting a commitment to care. Make sure you are included in the conversation amongst your peers who are making a global impact in emergency nursing.

Journal of Emergency Nursing Publishing Incubator

Interested in contributing to JEN but don’t know where to start? Stop by the Incubator to network with JEN editors about research and manuscript ideas, guidelines, and more. All levels of writing experience are welcome.

Deadlines and Policies

July 31, 2019: EN19 Deposit Plan Payment Deadline

ENA members registered through the $100 USD deposit plan, MUST pay their remaining registration balance on or before July 31, 2019 to receive the early-bird rate.  After this date, EN19 advanced registration rate of $750 will apply, and your deposit of $100 USD is non-refundable.

August 31, 2019: EN19 Cancellation Deadline

For EN19 cancellation requests submitted on or before August 31, 2019, a $100 USD cancellation fee will be applied or incurred.  Additional add-ons, events and sessions are non-refundable at any time per the Non-Refundable Policy below. 

No refunds will be issued for any reason for EN19 cancellation requests received after August 31, 2019 as specified in your registration confirmation.

Emergency Nursing 2019 Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing via email or mail to ENA-EN19 Registration Management on or before August 31, 2019. Refunds will be processed in the name of the original payer within four to six weeks after the written request is received. Cancelling your annual meeting registration will not automatically cancel your hotel reservations, please be sure to cancel any hotel and travel plans.

 

Emergency Nursing 2019 Non-Refundable Policy

All ENA membership dues, donations to ENA foundation, additional EN19 registration add-on items including t-shirt orders, special events and/or educational sessions with a fee are non-refundable at any time. EN19 Annual Meeting no-shows are ineligible for a refund. These policies apply to all registration types including Guest Registrations. Non-receipt of a confirmation notice before the meeting is not justification for seeking a refund. ENA reserves the right to cancel this meeting. In this event, we will notify all registrants and refund registrations accordingly. Any costs incurred by the EN19 Annual Meeting registrant, such as hotel cancellation, airline penalties, etc. are the responsibility of the meeting registrant.

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The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

                            The Emergency Nurses Association is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #2322.

Working to promote safe practice and safe care.