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September 25, 2023 election results Emergency Nurses Association ENA

Ryan Oglesby chosen as ENA President-Elect

Ryan Oglesby, PhD, MHA, RN, CEN, CFRN, NEA-BC, has been elected 2024 president-elect of the Emergency Nurses Association. ENA members also elect Secretary/Treasurer, Directors and 3 Committee Members.

September 13, 2023 Emergency Nurses Association ENA Government Relations

ENA Letter on Primary Care and Health Workforce Expansion Act

As part of its ongoing efforts to increase the pipeline of new nurses, promote healthy and safe work environments, workplace violence prevention and address boarding ENA sent the following letter to Senator Bernie Sanders to show support for the Primary Care and Health Workforce Expansion Act.

September 7, 2023 JEN journal of emergency nursing

Research Explores Emergency Nurses’ Decision-Making in Obstetrical Care

Emergency nurses need additional knowledge of abortion-limiting legislation as well as the related clinical, ethical and legal implications for both emergency care staff and their patients, a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing found.

August 16, 2023 American Academy of Pediatrics American College of Emergency Physicians ENA pediatric emergency care

Strategies Needed to Improve Care for Adolescents Seeking Help for Mental, Behavioral Health Concerns

The time is now to improve access to emergency care for the rising numbers of children and adolescents seeking help for mental and behavioral health emergencies. Strategies to address challenging circumstances that affect prehospital services, the surrounding community and, ultimately, patient care are needed.

July 13, 2023 Emergency Nurses Association ENA JEN journal of emergency nursing

Burnout, Turnover Among Emergency Nurses Alarmingly High

Emergency department nurses cite seven key factors leading to burnout and turnover, a new study in the Journal of Emergency Nursing shows. Those factors include insufficient staffing, physical demands, patient population, better pay elsewhere, length of commute and relocation.

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August 17, 2023

Improving Pediatric Emergency Care: ‘We Need to Do Better’

Chief Healthcare Executive—When a critically ill child arrives in a hospital’s emergency department, even the most experienced nurse can feel a chill. Terry Foster, the president of the Emergency Nurses Association, talks about the anxiety nurses feel when a child arrives in the hospital. Some parents don’t call an ambulance. They simply bring their children directly into the emergency room, and run straight toward a nurse.

June 20, 2023 Emergency Nurse Residency Program Emergency Nurses Association

Nurse Residency Program Doubles-Down on ED Training

Becker’s Hospital Review—Training for the first cohort of Neenah, Wis.-based ThedaCare's nurse residency program is underway at seven of its hospitals. The system adopted the program with an aim to improve retention of new nurses and better equip them for the demands of emergency department care, according to a June 13 news release.

May 31, 2023 Engage, Powered by ENA

Nursing Group Launches Coaching and Support Program

Associations Now - A new program created by a for-profit subsidiary of the Emergency Nurses Association hopes to address burnout and other wellness challenges unique to emergency departments.

September 25, 2020 Advancing the Conversation DEI ENA

How ENA is Advancing the Conversation

ENA President Mike Hastings' message to members focuses on how ENA is advancing the conversation on systemic racism.

July 1, 2016 Awards News

14 Exceptional Emergency Nurses to Join Academy of Emergency Nursing

The Emergency Nurses Association announced 14 emergency nurses will be inducted into the Academy of Emergency Nursing in 2016. The candidates for induction are admitted to AEN as Fellows, recognizing they have made significant contributions to emergency nursing that go above and beyond being an outstanding nurse and a devoted ENA member. Fellows are entitled to use the FAEN designation following their name.


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