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Press Releases

May 12, 2020

ENA Partners with Resilient Project to Celebrate Nation's Health Care Workers

In honor of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday during National Nurses Week and the World Health Organization’s Year of the Nurse, the Emergency Nurses Association proudly joined forces with the Resilient Project to celebrate our nation’s health care workers through Tuesday’s world premiere of the song “Resilient.”

May 6, 2020 Education Emergency Nursing 2020

ENA Update on Emergency Nursing 2020

ENA offers the latest information on Emergency Nursing 2020, which will feature an expanded virtual experience with robust emergency nursing education.

May 4, 2020 ESI Triage

ENA Updates ESI Pediatric Triage Course

On Monday, the Emergency Nurses Association announced it has relaunched the Emergency Severity Index Pediatric triage course with a more engaging, interactive format that will improve learner outcomes.

April 14, 2020

ENA Joins Call to Action to Fight COVID-19

On Tuesday, the Emergency Nurses Association announced it has joined other health care organizations to call on the government, private sector and all Americans to help in the fight against COVID-19.

April 9, 2020 COVID ENA Foundation

ENA Foundation Announces COVID-19 Relief Fund

On Friday, the ENA Foundation announced the new COVID-19 Relief Fund to support emergency nurses serving on the front line of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

March 27, 2020 Advocacy COVID-19 Government Relations Personal Protective Equipment

ENA Praises Signing of CARES Act in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

ENA commended Friday's signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act which includes billions of dollars to support emergency nurses and other front-line health care providers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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October 16, 2017 Accreditation & Quality Advisor News

Joint Commission: Screening for Violence

Resources and training on workplace violence prevention by the Joint Commission including the ENA Workplace Violence Toolkit

September 6, 2017 ENA News

Looking Ahead After Utah Nurse Arrest

I know many of us are still reeling from the disturbing video recently released of University of Utah Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels being aggressively arrested for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient. While the situation appears to have been grossly mismanaged, I encourage you to focus on two key points...

June 24, 2017 Times Free Press News

Nurses Often Victims of Abuse, Assault

Most people think of nurses in a healing context, but patients often target them for abuse. More than 30 states have toughened penalties for assaulting a nurse, according to the Emergency Nurses Association. Last year, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill that raises the punishment for aggravated assault or aggravated battery against medical or EMS personnel to five to 20 years in prison.

June 9, 2017 Hospitals & Health Networks News

Violence in the Hospital: Preventing Assaults Using a Clinical Approach

Two years ago, AONE, alongside the Emergency Nurses Association, released a list of eight guiding principles to help mitigate violence in the workplace. Extending from that original work, AONE is now planning an updated version, “Mitigating Workplace Violence 2.0,” that looks outside of the nursing sphere by incorporating security to gain further perspective on the approach, says CEO Maureen Swick, R.N.

May 22, 2017 Hospitals & Health Networks Workplace Violence

Confronting Nurse Burnout, Workplace Violence and the Nursing Shortage

Workplace violence is a huge initiative of the AHA and one that AONE has been part of for a few years now. We led work in collaboration with the Emergency Nurses Association a few years ago and published guiding principles on workplace violence and things that nurse leaders need to do to ensure the safety of those we serve, and we'll be expanding that.

May 16, 2017 Safety + Health News

Groups Encourage Non-disciplinary Approach for Nurses Battling Addiction

A new policy paper from the Emergency Nurses Association and the International Nurses Society on Addictions emphasizes “alternative-to-discipline” methods for nurses and nursing students who may be struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

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847.460.4017
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847.460.4022
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