New research from the Emergency Nurses Association encourages more in-depth suicide screenings in the emergency department in an effort to better identify individuals at risk for suicide. The study, recently published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing, explores current screening procedures while identifying opportunities for improvement.
The Emergency Nurses Association announced the ENA Board of Directors doubled the association’s annual gift to the ENA Foundation’s General Endowment Fund by donating $50,000 to support academic scholarships for emergency nurses.
ENA today announced Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN, as president of the premier emergency nursing organization representing more than 42,000 members worldwide. During his one-year term as ENA president, Solheim will oversee the Board of Directors and serve as ENA’s official representative and spokesperson.
ENA applauds Congress for passing, and President Trump for signing into law, the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act. The new law, one of ENA’s legislative priorities, amends the Controlled Substances Act to ensure EMS personnel may use standing orders to administer a controlled substance in cases in which a delay in treatment could result in harm or death to the patient.
The Emergency Nurses Association released its new Emergency Department Manager’s Survival Guide, a digital reference for new and experienced ED managers. Since nearly half of U.S. medical care takes place in the ED, outstanding and informed leadership is essential to providing the best patient care. Nurses must become accustomed to unique situations and topics while acclimating to a managerial role. The ED Manager’s Survival Guide serves as transitional tool to help them adjust to the nuances of ED management.
New Emergency Nurses Association theory helps identify and correct bullying behavior.
Without passage of H.R. 304, EMS practitioners may lose the ability to administer life-saving medications to treat a medical emergency.
Led by the Emergency Nurses Association, #ENWeek, Oct. 8-14, recognizes the work of emergency nurses.
Without significant changes to address access to care for emergency department patients, the Emergency Nurses Association is opposed to the passage of the recently-released legislation designed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act proposed by Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson.
Nine emergency nurses were elected to leadership roles within ENA including Patricia Kunz Howard, PhD, RN, CEN, CPEN, NE-BC, TCRN, FAEN, FAAN, named as 2018 President-elect.
The inductees were chosen for their impact on the advancement of the profession and future input to the AEN.
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) today issued the following statement in opposition to the passage of any bill in the Senate that would overhaul the Affordable Care Act without protecting emergency health care services and access to care for those who suffer from a mental illness or substance use disorder:
The threat from opioids has become so prevalent that the Emergency Nurses Association is dedicating four sessions at their national conference, Emergency Nursing 2017, in September to help healthcare professionals deal with it.
ENA announced the launch of its newly-revamped website at www.ena.org. The redesign is a response to members looking for an easier way to find emergency nursing education and practice resources.
The Emergency Nurses Association today announced recipients of its 2017 Achievement Awards. The awards recognize emergency nurses and exemplary supporters of the profession who demonstrate exceptional professional practice, innovation, leadership and advocacy.
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 Emergency Nurses Association today announced a record 22 emergency departments are receiving the prestigious Lantern Award. The award recognizes emergency departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.
A study released today in the Emergency Nurses Association’s Journal of Emergency Nursing aims to help emergency nurses better identify victims of human trafficking.
The following organizations join the statement below, opposing President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate funding for the EMSC program in his fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget: the American Ambulance Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians, Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, Children’s Health Fund, Emergency Nurses Association, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, National Association of State EMS Officials, National Center for Disaster Preparedness at the Earth Institute, National EMS Management Association and Save the Children.
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced it has been recognized by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) with a 2017 Gold Circle Award in the rebranding category. The Gold Circle Awards competition is the premier association marketing, membership and communications award that recognizes excellence, innovation and achievement in association/nonprofit marketing, membership and communications programs.