ENA Original Research Study

Describing the Impact of a Trauma Education Program: Nursing-sensitive Patient Outcomes

Welcome! We are excited that you are interested in joining ENA’s pilot study to begin to understand the effect of TNCC verification on nurse-sensitive patient outcomes, and the environments in which TNCC verification may have the greatest impact. The findings from this research study will help guide ENA to further advance the specialty of emergency nursing in the continual effort to promote safe practice and safe care.

At this time, we are initially collecting information on sites that are interested in participating as we finalize inclusion and exclusion criteria. Additional study information will be provided at a later time.

  1. Provide ED Liaison Contact Information
    This short form will allow us to keep in touch with you as you complete the study registration process.
    Initial Study Registration Form

  2. Review Sample Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    All types of hospitals are eligible for this study. We expect to enroll 18-36 sites in this study. Some sites will only submit deidentified patient-level data and the facility demographic data. From the total enrollment, approximately 6-10 sites will also be invited to participate as observation sites. This is a pilot study that will initially focus 18-36 emergency departments located in the following states:
    • Connecticut
    • Maine
    • Massachusetts
    • New Hampshire
    • Rhode Island
    • Vermont

Project Team
ENA Department of Emergency Nursing Research

Contact us for support at IENR@ena.org or (847) 460-4119, please address your email to one of the individuals listed below.

For overall guidance on understanding the scope and aims of the study:

  • Principal Investigator: Lisa Wolf, PhD, RN, CEN, FAEN, Director

For assistance with IRB approval and data collection questions:
  • Cydne Perhats, MPH, CHES, Senior Associate
  • Altair Delao, MPH, Senior Associate

For technical assistance when submitting data via the online forms:
  • Leslie Gates, Administrative Assistant


Working to promote safe practice and safe care.