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June 28, 2017 Awards News

Emergency Nurses Association Recognizes 2017 Achievement Awards

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.

May 24, 2017 Legislation News

Emergency Nurses, Emergency Medical Service Providers and Children’s Advocates Oppose Proposal to Eliminate Emergency Medical Services for Children Program

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.

May 2, 2017 Awards News

Emergency Nurses Association Wins 2017 Gold Circle Award for Excellence in Membership Rebranding

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.

December 13, 2016 News

President Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law in December 2016, includes comprehensive mental healthcare reform and funding to address the opioid and heroin crisis. Key elements in the Act that will improve the treatment of those suffering from serious mental illnesses include the elimination of the prohibition on same-day billing for mental health and primary care services in Medicaid, additional resources for suicide prevention and expanded crisis intervention training for first responders.

September 30, 2016 Infectious Diseases Legislation News

ENA Praises Zika and Opioid Funding in Stopgap Spending Bill

ENA praised Congress for passing and President Obama for signing a short-term spending bill that includes funding to battle the Zika virus and the opioid epidemic, two of ENA’s top federal legislative priorities.

September 2, 2016 Conference Emergency Preparedness News

When 'Disaster' Strikes, Emergency Nurses Will Respond

In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, ENA featured DisastER, a large-scale mass casualty incident (MCI) training area at “Emergency Nursing 2016.”

July 28, 2016 Awards News

Emergency Nurses Association Receives Top ASAE Honors for its Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill

ENA earned a 2016 ASAE Power of A Silver Award for its surprise Mass Casualty Incident Training Drill executed at the Emergency Nursing 2015 conference in Orlando. The Power of A Awards reward outstanding accomplishments of associations and industry professionals for their efforts to enrich lives, create a competitive workforce, prepare society for the future, drive innovation and make a better world.

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