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ENA in the News

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.

September 13, 2023 Emergency Nurses Association ENA Government Relations

ENA Letter on Primary Care and Health Workforce Expansion Act

As part of its ongoing efforts to increase the pipeline of new nurses, promote healthy and safe work environments, workplace violence prevention and address boarding ENA sent the following letter to Senator Bernie Sanders to show support for the Primary Care and Health Workforce Expansion Act.

June 19, 2023 Government Relations

Emergency Department Boarding and the Strain on the Health Care Safety Net

Emergency nurses and physicians are sounding the alarm: the number of patients “boarding,” or held in the emergency department while waiting for care, has reached a crisis level. Unfortunately, patients with mental health needs are disproportionately affected.

July 11, 2022 federal news Government Relations

Emergency Nurses Association Supports Ban on Assault Rifles

To strengthen ENA’s commitment to create healthier and safer communities for all, and to further stand with emergency nurses working amid this gun violence epidemic, ENA today is announcing its support for a ban on assault rifles.

June 9, 2022 Government Relations

ENA Letter on Gun Safety Legislation

As part of its ongoing efforts to support meaningful steps to reduce the gun violence epidemic, ENA sent the following letter to Senators Chris Murphy and John Cornyn calling for a comprehensive gun safety bill focused on preventing mass shootings.

September 29, 2020 Government Relations Suicide

House Passes ENA-backed Legislation to Enhance Suicide Screenings

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act, Emergency Nurses Association priority legislation focused on improving the ability of health care professionals working in hospital emergency departments to identify, assess and treat patients with signs of suicidality.

March 27, 2020 Advocacy COVID-19 Government Relations Personal Protective Equipment

ENA Praises Signing of CARES Act in Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

ENA commended Friday's signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act which includes billions of dollars to support emergency nurses and other front-line health care providers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

October 29, 2019 Government Relations Legislation Suicide

ENA Applauds Introduction of ED Suicide Screening Legislation in Congress

The Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act would create a grant program within the Department of Health and Human Services that is focused on assisting EDs develop ways to better identify, assess and treat patients with signs of suicidality.

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All #GivingSeason 20 under 40 AACN AAMC AANP Academy of Emergency Nursing Achievement Awards Adult Advanced Practice Advancing the Conversation Advocacy AEN American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners American Academy of Pediatrics American College of Emergency Physicians American Nurses Association American Society of Association Executives APRN Awards Board of Directors Boarding Brand Center Cannabis Career Development Carolyn Jones CDC Chamberlain University Conference Connection continuing education Corporate Engagement Council COVID-19 Day on the Hill DEI Disaster Preparedness 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 Nursing 2023 Emergency Severity Index EMS EMSC EN Week ENA ENA Connection ENA Connection 20 Under 40 ENA Foundation ENA Podcast ENA Research ENA University ENPC ENStrong esi Events Fall Regional Symposium federal news 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 JEN journal of emergency nursing Lantern Award Legislation MedEvac Mednition Membership Mission Zero MPL Association NAPNAP Nashville News No Silence on ED Violence Novel coronavirus Nursing Education 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 Statement Suicide thank you Title VIII TNCC Trauma Trauma Nursing Core Course Triage Vaccination Washington DC Webinar Wellness Workplace Violence