The Institute for Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention (IQSIP) is a functional area within ENA that provides subject matter expertise and a concentrated focus on issues related to practice, quality, safety, injury prevention and wellness. The Institute may provide resources, develop programs, and lead projects that empower emergency nurses to integrate quality, safety, injury prevention, and wellness into their everyday practice and become leaders within their institutions and communities. Institute staff collaborate with local, regional and national organizations on topics and projects relevant to the specialty of emergency nursing. The Institute also provides oversight for the various awards that exemplify exceptional performance and innovative practices.The IQSIP has an Advisory Council which consists of experts with multidisciplinary experiences and expertise to discuss the strategies and initiatives that advance the continuing work of the Institute.
ENA has long recognized the power of research to inform leadership, give strength to advocacy, provide a knowledge base for expertise, and promote innovation. The Institute for Emergency Nursing Research (IENR) expands ENA research efforts and enables systematic inquiry. IENR seeks to advance the field of emergency nursing and emergency care through research and evidence-based programs. IENR provides the ENA membership with opportunities, resources, and assistance to enhance their involvement in research activities and their pursuit of excellence in emergency nursing. IENR is supported by its Advisory Council, which is composed of research experts in emergency nursing. The Advisory Council provides diverse multidisciplinary input concerning the programs of IENR.