Emergency Nurses Association Announces Journal of Emergency Nursing Award Recipients

June 28, 2017 Awards News
Des Plaines, Ill. – The Emergency Nurses Association today announced two Journal of Emergency Nursing (JEN) Award recipients, the JEN Reviewer of the Year Award and the JEN Author(s) of the Year Award.

The JEN Author(s) of the Year Award recognizes papers that contain timely ideas and content relevant to current emergency nursing practice, demonstrate original thinking and excellence in writing, and stimulate, inspire, and hold the readers’ interest.  JEN Editorial Board members nominated these papers and ranked them according to established criteria.  

For their combined work on the study Understanding the Experience of Miscarriage in the Emergency Department, the JEN authors of the year are:
  • Kate MacWilliams, MN, BScN
  • Jean Hughes, PhD, RN
  • Megan Aston, PhD, RN
  • Simon Field, MD
  • Faith Wight Moffatt, PhD, RN

The JEN Reviewer Award acknowledges the body of work of an individual reviewer who exemplified dependability, timeliness, knowledge about topics, and who provided in-depth, constructive feedback to authors on a consistent basis. 

Exceeding the above criteria and more, the 2017 JEN Reviewer of the Year Award recipient is Darrell Spurlock, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, ANEF.

“The Journal of Emergency Nursing continues to provide current, event-based emergency nursing research for ENA members and nurses worldwide,” said ENA president Karen K. Wiley, MSN, RN, CEN. “The 2017 JEN Reviewer and each of the Author Award recipients represent the pinnacle of scientific, research-based and integrative academic work in emergency nursing.” 

The Journal of Emergency Nursing Award recipients will be recognized throughout Emergency Nursing 2017 in St. Louis and at a reception on Friday, Sept. 15.

The Emergency Nurses Association is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With 50,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines and guides emergency health care public policy. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness, and all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at www.ena.org.