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May 13, 2022 Medscape Day on the Hill Government Relations Workplace Violence

ED Staff Speaks Out About Workplace Violence, Ask for Mitigation

Speaker after speaker, veteran emergency department (ED) physicians and nurses approached the podium for a press conference last Wednesday morning on the US Capitol lawn across from the East Senate steps to describe violent incidents ...

May 13, 2022 Daily Nurse Day on the Hill Government Relations Workplace Violence

ENA, ACEP Push for Swift Passage of Workplace Violence Legislation

Leaders and members of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and American College of Emergency Physicians called on Congress last Wednesday to pass legislation aimed at reducing violence against health care workers.

January 24, 2022 The Denver Channel | ABC 7 COVID-19

Nurses seeking 'recharge' as omicron surge continues

Burnout, staffing shortages, not enough pay, and verbal and physical abuse from patients are all problems that nurses faced in the workplace for years which have only been made worse by the pandemic.

October 14, 2021 Fox 7 Austin

Recognizing and celebrating emergency nurses on Emergency Nurses Day

Emergency nurses face adversity, push forward, and make huge sacrifices to provide care to patients. President-elect of the Emergency Nurses Association Jennifer Schmitz talks about the impact of nurses especially during an ongoing public health crisis.

October 10, 2021 Minority Nurse Emergency Nurses Week EN Week

Emergency Nurses Week in a Continuing Pandemic

October 10 kicks of a celebration of the work emergency nurses do with Emergency Nurses Week. In the past year and a half, emergency nurses have faced a pandemic and the overwhelming care needs of a staggering patient load.

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.

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All #GivingSeason AACN AAMC AANP Academy of Emergency Nursing Achievement Awards Adult Advanced Practice Advancing the Conversation Advocacy AEN American Academy of Pediatrics American College of Emergency Physicians APRN Awards Board of Directors Brand Center Cannabis Career Development Carolyn Jones CDC Conference continuing education COVID-19 Day on the Hill DEI Disaster Preparedness Diversity, Equality and Inclusivity Documentary Donations eBooks Education election results Emergency Department Emergency Nurse Project Emergency Nurse Residency Program Emergency Nurses Emergency Nurses Association Emergency Nurses Week Emergency Nursing Emergency Nursing 2021 Emergency Nursing 2022 Emergency Severity Index EMS EMSC EN Week ENA ENA Connection 20 Under 40 ENA Foundation ENA Podcast ENA Research ENA University ENPC ENStrong Events Fall Regional Symposium Firearms Firearms Injury Prevention Geriatric Giving Season Giving Tuesday Government Relations Guidelines Hall of Honor Healthy Work Environment Human Trafficking Immunizations In Case of Emergency Industry Partner Infectious Diseases Injury Prevention insurance International journal of emergency nursing Lantern Award Legislation MedEvac Mednition Membership Mission Zero MPL Association NAPNAP Nashville News No Silence on ED Violence Novel coronavirus Online Education Opioid Orlando PAHPA Patient Safety Pediatric pediatric emergency care Personal Protective Equipment Position Statement PPE Presentation Press Release Research Resources Scholarships snakebites Staffing standing orders State Achievement State Council Achievement Awards State Fundraising Challenge Suicide thank you Title VIII TNCC Trauma Trauma Nursing Core Course Triage Vaccination Washington DC Webinar Wellness Workplace Violence