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2014-03-31 20:22:58

ENA President Urges Vigorous Enforcement of New Law DES PLAINES, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association commended Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter for signing into law a bill that makes it a felony to assault or batter emergency nurses. Idaho is the 30(th) state to make violence against emergency nurses a felony. Both houses of the legislature passed it less than a month after it was introduced. Violators could face up to three years in state...

2014-02-04 16:29:04

Emergency Nurses Association launched rare qualitative study DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A qualitative study on assaults on emergency nurses sponsored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) found a need to change the culture of acceptance prevalent among hospital administrators and law enforcement, as well as a need to better train nurses on signs of potential trouble. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) "Assaults on...

2014-01-17 16:23:57

2014 Omnibus Spending Bill Contains ENA Priorities DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) applauds the U.S. Senate for approving an omnibus spending bill that contains increased funding for programs important to emergency nurses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) The House of Representatives approved the spending package on Jan. 15. The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature. When signed, it...

2014-01-10 16:21:57

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association applauds the House of Representatives for passing H.R. 3527, the Poison Center Network Act, by a vote of 388-18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) This important legislation reauthorizes funding for the operation of our nation's 57 poison control centers for fiscal years 2015 - 2019. The bill provides support for the centers' 24-hour toll-free phone number; the...

2013-12-31 16:22:11

DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association congratulates the House of Representatives and Senate for including language in the National Defense Authorization Act that provides for the increased presence of sexual assault nurse examiners in the military to treat victims of sexual assault and ensure that forensic evidence is properly collected. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) The National Defense...

2013-12-17 20:20:43

DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced today the launch of its NEW online Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education Course--GENE. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) GENE is a comprehensive online course designed to provide the best evidence-based care for older adults. This extensive eLearning program gives nurses the tools to assess special needs in older adults, to recognize atypical...

2013-09-16 20:24:12

2700 Emergency nurses and allied emergency professionals gather for continuing education, as well as the opportunity to discuss hot topics, best practices, and issues related to national and local emergency nursing DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) will host its Annual Conference Sept. 19-21 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. Three prestigious national speakers will be featured as well as...

2013-08-07 16:28:14

DES PLAINES Ill., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced the 2013 inductees to the Academy of Emergency Nursing (AEN). The AEN fellowship is a prestigious honor recognizing emergency nurses for their significant contributions to quality patient care both in and out of the emergency department. The Academy of Emergency Nursing was instituted on September 28, 2004, to honor nurses who have made substantial and enduring contributions to the...

2013-08-07 16:27:55

Eleven Individuals and One Team Recognized by Emergency Nurses Association for Outstanding Commitment to Advancing the Specialty of Emergency Nursing 2013 Annual Achievement Award Recipients Demonstrate Exemplary Professional Practice, Leadership, Innovation, and Advocacy DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced the recipients of the Association's 2013 Annual Achievement Awards. The awards recognize individuals that...

2013-08-07 16:27:21

2013 Lantern Award Recipients Demonstrate Commitment to Excellence, Exemplary Performance, and Innovative Practices DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced the recipients of the Association's Annual Lantern Awards. The awards recognize emergency departments that exemplify exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research. ENA is a global membership...