Local Experts Highlight ENA Spring Regional Symposium in Nashville

March 2, 2020 Education Events Nashville Spring Regional Symposium

April 2-3 event features speakers from Vanderbilt University, regional health care facilities

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (March 2, 2020) – Emergency health care experts from Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will be a focal point of the education offered by the Emergency Nurses Association at its Spring Regional Symposium in Nashville on April 2-3 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

Featured speakers include Vanderbilt University Associate Professor Dr. Jin Han presenting “Five Simple Steps to Becoming a Delirium Master,” while Kevin High, Elizabeth Owen and Kyle Luckey-Smith from Vanderbilt University Medical Center are scheduled to speak on clinical issues in the emergency department.

“Our Regional Symposium Series is rooted in the idea of putting the spotlight on local experts in emergency care and clinical skill development,” said ENA President Mike Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN. “Attendees in Nashville can expect a great educational experience provided by a talented lineup of speakers, including the hometown presenters from Vanderbilt.”

The symposium’s first day includes ENA Board Member Terry Foster’s fun and nostalgic look at emergency nursing through the years, as well as a panel featuring local emergency care providers discussing disaster preparation, response and the lessons learned from regional incidents. Nevada ENA State Council President Dustin Bass closes out the symposium on a high note as he encourages attendees to “Amplify their Awesomeness” when providing high-quality patient care.

Established in 2018, ENA’s Regional Symposium Series of educational and networking events brings high-quality ENA programming to members and non-members on the local level. In just two years, hundreds of emergency nurses have traveled to Las Vegas, Orlando, Seattle and Milwaukee for the opportunity to participate in regionalized learning opportunities.

To learn more about the exciting lineup in Nashville and to register, visit the Spring Regional Symposium page on the ENA website. Stay up to date on the latest symposium news by following ENA on Facebook.

About the Emergency Nurses Association

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) 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 more than 43,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare 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.

ENA Media Contact:

Dan Campana
Senior Manager, PR and Communications
847.460.4017
dan.campana@ena.org 

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