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Press Releases

August 3, 2021 COVID-19

ENA Adds Name to Vaccine Mandate Joint Statement

On Tuesday, ENA President Ron Kraus released the following statement after ENA signed on to a joint statement in support of COVID-19 vaccine mandates for all workers in health and long-term care.

July 30, 2021 Advocacy EMSC Firearms Mission Zero Title VIII

ENA-supported Programs Included in House-passed Funding Legislation

On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2022 Labor, Health & Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill which includes important funding priorities supported by the Emergency Nurses Association.

July 2, 2021 Advocacy insurance

ENA Joins Letter Sent to UnitedHealthcare

The Emergency Nurses Association signed on to the following letter to United Healthcare Chief Executive Officer Brian Thompson following the announcement of a new policy to allow for the retroactive denial of coverage for emergency care.

ENA in the News

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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