The Emergency Nurses Association on Monday announced the Academy of Emergency Nursing – now in its 15th year – will induct eight emergency nurses as the Class of 2019 Fellows this fall.
ENA announced on 28 emergency departments from across the United States as 2019 Lantern Award recipients. The total number is a record for the honor first awarded in 2011.
The ENA Foundation’s 2019 State Fundraising Challenge collected $222,249 in donations that will go to support dozens of academic scholarships for emergency nurses.
ENA President Patti Kunz Howard is scheduled to appear before a House committee to testify in support of the EMSC Reauthorization Act.
The Emergency Nurses Association on Monday announced the 2019 Journal of Emergency Nursing Reviewer of the Year and Authors of the Year award recipients.
ENA and ITN Productions are partnering on a news and current affairs-style program designed to raise awareness about the importance of injury prevention initiatives as part of the effort to reduce preventable injuries and deaths.
ENA announced the recipients of 15 individual awards that highlight emergency nurses who exemplify exceptional performance in professional practice, innovation, leadership and advocacy.
The House of Representative’s the PAHPA Act which includes ENA priority legislation that will lead to the development of a collaborative civilian and military trauma exchange program.
ENA, MedEvac Foundation International, BCEN, STN and ASTNA partnered for a first-of-its-kind study on the state of the emergency, trauma and transport nursing workforce.
Filmmaker Carolyn Jones will take the stage in September as the keynote speaker at Emergency Nursing 2019 – the Emergency Nurses Association’s premier education and networking event.
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.