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May 16, 2024 Emergency Nurses Association ENA Government Relations Legislation pediatric emergency care

House Passes Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act

The House of Representatives, in a bipartisan vote, approved the ENA-supported Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act (H.R. 6960/S. 3765) on Wednesday. The EMSC Reauthorization Act, introduced by Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, R-GA, is an ENA priority this year because of its importance as the only federal program dedicated to improving emergency care for children. Each year, 30 million children and adolescents visit emergency departments in the United States.

May 15, 2024 American College of Emergency Physicians Emergency Nurses Association ENA Statement

ENA Statement on ACEP ED Accreditation Program

On Wednesday, ENA issued the following statement about an ED Accreditation program developed by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

May 7, 2024 Behavioral Health Emergency Nurses Association ENA JEN journal of emergency nursing Pediatric

Study Highlights Use of New Tool for Assessing Pediatric Behavioral Health Acuity in EDs

The rising pediatric mental health crisis has put a strain on emergency departments across the country. “The Development and Implementation of a Pediatric Nursing Emergency Behavioral Health Assessment Tool” in the May issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing addresses the fact there is no current standardized tool for assessing mental and behavioral acuity in emergency departments.

April 17, 2024 Day on the Hill Emergency Nurses Association ENA Government Relations Workplace Violence

Emergency Department Nurses Take To Capitol Hill

Emergency nurses are strong advocates for the laws and tools they need to be safe at work and sufficiently prepared to care for all their patients. Emergency nurses from nearly every state gathered in Washington, D.C., this week for the Emergency Nurses Association’s annual Day on the Hill advocacy event.

April 4, 2024 Emergency Nurses Association ENA Workplace Violence

ENA Survey: 56 Percent of ED Nurses Assaulted in the Past Month

A recent “pulse check” survey of Emergency Nurses Association members revealed more than half of the responding emergency nurses had been either physically or verbally assaulted or threatened with violence in the previous 30 days.

March 25, 2024 20 under 40 Connection Emergency Nurses Association ENA ENA Connection ENA Connection 20 Under 40

Rising Stars in Emergency Nursing Encouraged to Apply for ENA’s 20 Under 40 Program

Through the 20 Under 40 program, the Emergency Nurses Association and its member magazine, ENA Connection, cast the spotlight on emergency nursing professionals who are enhancing their careers, uplifting their communities and transforming the emergency nursing specialty.

ENA in the News

September 25, 2020 Advancing the Conversation DEI ENA

How ENA is Advancing the Conversation

ENA President Mike Hastings' message to members focuses on how ENA is advancing the conversation on systemic racism.

July 1, 2016 Awards News

14 Exceptional Emergency Nurses to Join Academy of Emergency Nursing

The Emergency Nurses Association announced 14 emergency nurses will be inducted into the Academy of Emergency Nursing in 2016. The candidates for induction are admitted to AEN as Fellows, recognizing they have made significant contributions to emergency nursing that go above and beyond being an outstanding nurse and a devoted ENA member. Fellows are entitled to use the FAEN designation following their name.


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