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February 11, 2019 Emergency Nurses Association Firearm Safety Patient Safety Research

ENA Researchers Find Emergency Nurses Underassess For In-Home Firearms

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.

January 31, 2019 Opioid

AMA Alliance Video Series Features ENA’s Role In Battling Opioid Epidemic

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.

January 10, 2019 Emergency Nurses Association ENA Foundation Leadership

ENA Foundation Welcomes 2019 Chairperson, Board of Trustees

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.

January 7, 2019 Carolyn Jones Documentary Emergency Nurses Association Emergency nursing

ENA Partners With Filmmaker Carolyn Jones On Emergency Nursing Documentary

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.

January 2, 2019 Board of Directors Emergency Nurses Association

Emergency Nurses Association Announces Patricia Kunz Howard As 48th President

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.

October 24, 2018 Advocacy Opioid

Emergency Nurses Association Praises Signing of SUPPORT Act

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.

October 19, 2018 Education Fall Regional Symposium Networking Orlando

ENA Fall Educational Symposium Heads to Orlando in November

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.

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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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