ENA is leveling up the education at Emergency Nursing 2023 so you can level up your career, relationships and more. This year’s robust line up promises to deliver unforgettable learning and engagement, whether you are a newb or have major experience points as an attendee or in the emergency nursing specialty.

Opening Session Keynote – Shola Richards

ENA welcomes Shola Richards to take the stage and level up the excitement at Emergency Nursing 2023. Get inspired and ready for a great experience. Shola Richards is a dynamic keynote speaker, the best-selling author of Making Work Work and Go Together, an in-demand workplace civility expert and a prolific writer with a passionate worldwide following. His articles and wildly popular Monday morning "Go Together Movement" email series have impacted people in over 160 countries and his work has been featured on the Today Show and CBS This Morning as well as in Forbes, Black Enterprise, Complete Wellbeing India and Business Insider Australia.

Attendee Picks: Top 10 Educational Sessions

  1. Telehealth within an Emergency Department: A New Treatment Zone for Patients Seeking Emergency Care
  2. Top 5 Misdiagnosed Conditions in Emergency Departments: Nurse-driven Strategies for Improvement
  3. Gravity, the Law that Must Be Obeyed: Private Airplane Trauma
  4. Can You see Me?: Baltimore's Model Blue Dot Coordinated Community Response to Screening and Medical Care to Victims of Trafficking
  5. Good “Vibes” Only: The Impact of Staff-driven Initiatives on Employee Retention and Satisfaction
  6. Non-accidental Trauma and the Pediatric Patient
  7. Global Perspectives in Emergency Nursing: What Can We Learn From Each Other?
  8. You Drink, You Drive, We Draw: Evidentiary Blood Draw Considerations for Emergency Personnel
  9. Obstetrical Trauma
  10. Ventilator? Isn’t that for Respiratory?

Check out the Emergency Nursing 2023 schedule-at-a-glance. Scroll down for the full schedule.

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Please note that education is subject to change.

General Assembly

Unless noted, all educational sessions will take place at the San Diego Convention Center. Event time, name and date all subject to change.




  • Pre-session: 90 minutes to 3 hour-plus session on Thursday (some require an additional fee)
  • Deep Dive: 1-hour session
  • Fast Track: 30-minute session
  • General Session: Opening/Closing Keynotes
  • Panel Discussion: Hear from several key experts in the field as they discuss pertinent topics
  • Roundtable: Connect and discuss topic areas during the session
  • Education Encounter: 45-minute session
  • Interactive ED: Ultrasound Labs, Cadaver Labs, Learning Labs and Skills Labs for hands-on learning opportunities (pre-registration necessary; additional fee)