The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act would require facilities to have a plan for violence mitigation.
Nurses have been bitten, punched and strangled with stethoscopes, “all while just trying to provide basic care to patients,” Todd Haines, a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, said.
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 ...
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.
New law is a major victory in healthcare workers’ health and well-being.
Brandon Smith, an Oakwood native who now resides in Rossville, is gearing up for the 2022 United Airlines NYC Half, a signature event set for Sunday, March 20, the first New York Road Runners race to return to its traditional size since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
The ENA Foundation’s new Emergency Nursing Diverse Voices Research Fellowship aims to increase diversity in nursing research.
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.
The Cincinnati Bengals fan, tailgating Saturday at Paul Brown Stadium, was psyched to see his team try to earn its first playoff victory in 31 years. The Las Vegas Raiders fan was just as excited as he and his grandson arrived for the game.
Give a big ‘thank you’ to a nurse you know because today is National Emergency Nurses Day.
As then-president of the Emergency Nurses Association in 2020, Mike Hastings gave countless interviews about the coronavirus and the impact of COVID-19 on emergency rooms.
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.
The City of Hattiesburg honored emergency nurses at a recent event.
A special week is underway, giving thanks to some key healthcare workers in Illinois and the rest of the world.
PBS Books presents this Author Talk with world’s best-selling author James Patterson and author Matt Eversmann about their latest collaborative book E.R. Nurses.
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.
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.
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.