With roughly 25 percent of Americans now vaccinated, ENA President Ron Kraus is encouraging everyone to get their COVID-19 vaccine as eligibility opens up.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved the ENA-supported Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act following its introduction by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) in February.
ENA's Firearms Injury Prevention Education program features a webinar, online learning modules and a podcast series focused on identifying patients who might be in danger.
The wait is over. On Wednesday, the Emergency Nurses Association opened registration for Emergency Nursing 2021, the association’s premier education and networking conference set for Sept. 22-25 in sunny Orlando, Florida.
“COVID Story” – a short film featuring Emergency Nurses Association member Cathlyn Robinson – has been selected as part of the World Health Organization’s Health for All Film Festival, organizers recently announced.
The Emergency Nurses Association on Wednesday bolstered the value of its Emergency Severity Index triage training courses by offering contact hours to nurses who complete this vitally important triage education.
Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act aims to improve suicide risk protocols.
ENA announced its support for the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act of 2021 and its goal of protecting the safety of emergency nurses and other health care providers.
ENA's debut of TNCC and ENPC eBooks provides learners more flexibility and convenience in a digital format - and the eBooks have been translated into several foreign languages to benefit international students.
The Emergency Nurses Association recently sent a letter of support and guidance to Dr. David Kessler, Chief Science Officer of COVID Response.
Dr. Kevin Menes had been mentally preparing for victims of a mass casualty event to come through his emergency room doors since his time working at a hospital in Detroit’s roughest neighborhood.
Resources and training on workplace violence prevention by the Joint Commission including the ENA Workplace Violence Toolkit
ENA President Karen Wiley MSN, RN, CEN, highlights the importance of emergency nursing for Emergency Nurses Week 2017.
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...
Emergency department workplace violence occurs at much higher rates than other industries. An inside look at the troubling statistics, first-hand stories, and the work done to find solutions.
As president of the Emergency Nurses Association, I am calling for nationally consistent policies and clear protocols for identifying victims of human trafficking, and mandatory training of all emergency department personnel.
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.
Dan Nadworny, MSN, RN, point person for the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing to facilitate mass casulaty incident training drill at Emergency Nursing 2017 conference Sept. 14, 2017.
After attending a nursing conference, it’s typical to walk away with some continuing education credits and knowledge of a few new best practices. However, for our colleagues in Orlando, the decision to attend the 2015 Emergency Nurses Association’s annual conference in Orlando was literally life-changing.
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.
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.
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.