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.
With an updated design and a modernized use of its most identifiable color, the new Emergency Nurses Association logo and branding revealed on Monday further emphasize the organization’s strong connection and commitment to emergency nurses.
On Tuesday, ENA proudly announced the launch of Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course, 5th Edition, which features significantly revised content and enhanced delivery that provides nurses with a hands-on and interactive learning experience.
For nearly 30 years, the Emergency Nurses Association has used Emergency Nurses Day and Emergency Nurses Week to shine a glowing spotlight on the outstanding work done by emergency nursing professionals around the world. The tradition continues this week.
Fresh off the energy of Emergency Nursing 2018 in Pittsburgh, the Emergency Nurses Association on Tuesday officially revealed Austin, Texas, as the site of the association’s annual education and networking conference in 2019.
Emergency Nurses Association members voting in the ENA National Election selected Michael Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN, as the organization’s 2019 President-elect.
With countless contributions to, and accomplishments in, the emergency nursing profession, 10 nurses from six states and England have been named Fellows to the Academy of Emergency Nursing.
The Emergency Nurses Association began an exciting next chapter in its 48-year history today with the opening of its new headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.
The Emergency Nurses Association today announced 19 emergency departments across the nation are receiving the prestigious Lantern Award.
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.