Emergency nurses need better education on the importance of assessing patients for firearms in the home and with how to inquire about the topic in a nonjudgmental, nonconfrontational manner, ENA researchers concluded in a recent study.
The nation’s opioid epidemic has claimed far too many lives in the United States. Recognizing that, the AMA Alliance, in collaboration with the American Medical Association, is focusing its efforts and attention on educating its network of physician families and communities about what they can do to help put a stop to this deadly trend.
The ENA Foundation began 2019 with Mickey Forness, BS, RN, CEN, taking her place as chairperson of the foundation’s board of trustees which oversees the Emergency Nurses Association’s philanthropic arm.
The Emergency Nurses Association on Monday proudly announced a partnership with renowned filmmaking team Carolyn Jones Productions on a documentary project which celebrates emergency nurses and the impact they have on patients across the country.
Patricia Kunz Howard, PhD, RN, CEN, CPEN, TCRN, NE-BC, FAEN, FAAN, added to her list of significant accomplishments on Tuesday when she took office as president of the Emergency Nurses Association for the second time in her distinguished career.
The SOAR Act was a priority piece of legislation discussed by members during ENA's annual Day on the Hill event in Washington, D.C.
This #GivingSeason, support the ENA Foundation by making a donation that supports emergency nurses.
"Pediatric Readiness in the Emergency Department" aims to ensure injured and critically ill children receive the best emergency care possible
The Emergency Nurses Association, a leading voice in the push to improve emergency health care for patients struggling with opioid-use issues, on Oct. 24 commended Congress for passing and President Donald Trump for signing into law sweeping bipartisan legislation which aims to combat the opioid crisis.
The Emergency Nurses Association brings the next installment in its series of educational and networking events for emergency nurses to the Sunshine State when the association’s Fall Regional Symposium lands in Orlando on Nov. 8-9.
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) assisted in creating four infectious disease training modules for emergency department personnel, which are available now on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) YouTube channel.
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.