Emergency Nursing Conference 2017 St Louis, Missouri

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    The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership.

    Emergency Nursing Conference 2017 St Louis, Missouri

    Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 42,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare public policy.

    • Dates: Sep 13-16, 2017
    • Registration: Online Form
    • Attendance:3,500

    Highlights:CNE contact hourse. CERPS, Up to 150 Sessions, Hands-On Learning, 200+ Sponsors and Exhibitors, Advocacy, Networking, Music & Dancing, Welcome Party at Ballpark Village.

    Emergency Nursing Conference 2017

    Be part of the most exciting hands-on emergency nursing education: Emergency Nursing 2017. Held in St. Louis, Missouri, this four-day conference is an opportunity to expand your knowledge, learn new skills through hands-on opportunities, and return to your ED reinvigorated to share new ideas and best practices. The largest conference dedicated to emergency nursing includes:
    • More than 150 sessions ranging from pediatrics and geriatrics, to leadership, trauma, and more
    • Interactive demonstrations, hands-on learning labs, and Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Training
    • ADVANC-ED — a 6-bed area with interactive manikin simulation exercises, and a SIM Wars friendly competition against your peers
    • The NEW TECH-ED area, a close-up look at the newest and most advanced high-tech emergency care products
    • Electronic Posters (ePosters), featuring the latest emergency nursing research and evidence-based practice
    • Cadaver and Ultrasound hands-on labs
    • Networking, networking, and more networking

    Some of the sessions include:
    • Strategies for Implementing the Geriatric ED Guidelines: Education, Best Practices, Quality Improvement
    • Ultrasound Assessment and Guided Procedures in the Emergency Department
    • Bridging the Academic-Practice Abyss: Nurse Residency and ED Professional Development
    • The Colorado Cannabis Experience — Lessons Learned for Other States
    • Trauma Nurse Fellowship: Developing the Novice Trauma Nurse
    • Human Trafficking in the Emergency Department: Navigating Medical Forensic Protocols
    • Emergency Management of Chronic Pain
    • Body Modification: The What, How, and Pitfalls
    • ED, ICU, Critical Care in the Emergency Department
    • Opioid Addiction and Death Spiraling Out of Control

    Download Emergency Nursing 2017 Registration Brochure

    WELCOME PARTY AT BALLPARK VILLAGE Thursday, Sept. 14 - 7:00–11:00 pm

    Enjoy an evening of fun at Ballpark Village, the newest dining and entertainment district in the St. Louis area. This first sports anchored entertainment district located next to Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, offers a wide variety of restaurants, bars, lounges, and entertainment venues. Come join us for great food, and a whole lot of fun!

    Exhibit Hall

    The Exhibit Hall offers hands-on training, product specific training, and access to more than 200 leading suppliers of products and services for every type of emergency care environment. Take new product ideas back to your institution.

    DisastER

    From natural disasters, to major accidents, DisastER requires emergency preparedness for catastrophes in the field. Located in the Exhibit Hall, this hands-on DisastER area offers techniques in S.T.A.R.T. Triage, self-aid, buddy-aid, tourniquet application and lessons from the field. Featuring hands-on work with MCI, military SMRT tents, and medical helicopter, these exercises prepare nurses for emergencies outside of the ED. Short ED Talks will also be held here. All hands-on training and ED Talks in the DisastER area start at the top of the hour during Exhibit Hall hours.

    ENA Way

    Follow the arrows on the Exhibit Hall floor and head towards the music. ENA Way is where you will find:
    • ENA Marketplace, filled with ENA educational products and merchandise
    • ENA Foundation, where you can donate to help nurses further their education, or learn about how to apply for a scholarship.
    • ENA LEARN kiosks, where you can learn about and purchase ENA digital educational products
    • ENA Career Fair and Wellness, hosting a professional headshot photo lounge and job center
    • ENA Education Booth #426
    • Journal of Emergency Nursing Booth #429
    • Academy of Emergency Nursing Booth #427
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    10 Comments

  3. by   Pixie.RN
    Sad/not sad that I will be on maternity leave for this one! Had a great time at the last one, highly recommend!!
  4. by   traumaRUs
    Yippee - I get to go....hubby lives nearby so its an easy trip....ENA puts on the BEST conferences!

    Will miss you Pixie!
  5. by   Pixie.RN
    Quote from traumaRUs
    Yippee - I get to go....hubby lives nearby so its an easy trip....ENA puts on the BEST conferences!

    Will miss you Pixie!
    Awwwwww, dangit! Lol
  6. by   Party_of_five
    I'd love to go but I'm a new grad. It sounds so fun and informative!
  7. by   Pixie.RN
    Quote from Party_of_five
    I'd love to go but I'm a new grad. It sounds so fun and informative!
    There is no time minimum! Lots of great education opportunities as well as networking. My friend that went when I was did last year was an RN for less than a year at the time.
  8. by   The Nurse Motivator
    Quote from Party_of_five
    I'd love to go but I'm a new grad. It sounds so fun and informative!
    Party_of_five~

    DO NOT let being a new grad stand in the way of an opportunity like this. If you want to go to the conference and have the means to go, GO GO GO GO GO!!!!!

    No one ever told me about the power of national conferences. Took years before I somehow decided on my own to check it out...and I so regretted all the years I had missed out on the education, inspiration, camaraderie, and mentoring. What you walk away with far outweighs the costs. For me, relationships built at past conferences led to professional opportunities that wouldn't have come along had I stayed in my own little comfort zone. Jump in! No time like the present!
  9. by   CraigB-RN
    I paid for this one myself and not depending on the VA for funding. Got a great deal on a loft through AirBnB about 5 min from the venue. Looking forward to it. And it's only 8 hours away so I can drive.
  10. by   CraigB-RN
    GO! Start networking now, get exposed to new idea's and concepts. Get into the habit of attending conferences early.

    Quote from Party_of_five
    I'd love to go but I'm a new grad. It sounds so fun and informative!
  11. by   traumaRUs
    @PartyofFive - agree with the others - come on! Its so much fun.

    @Craig - glad to see you are going.
  12. by   audreysmagic
    Quote from The Nurse Motivator
    Party_of_five~

    DO NOT let being a new grad stand in the way of an opportunity like this. If you want to go to the conference and have the means to go, GO GO GO GO GO!!!!!

    No one ever told me about the power of national conferences. Took years before I somehow decided on my own to check it out...and I so regretted all the years I had missed out on the education, inspiration, camaraderie, and mentoring. What you walk away with far outweighs the costs. For me, relationships built at past conferences led to professional opportunities that wouldn't have come along had I stayed in my own little comfort zone. Jump in! No time like the present!
    I totally agree with this! As a student and new grad, I attended the trauma conference our local Level 1 Trauma Center put on every year - I learned SO much there that helped me in my practice, and trauma/ER isn't even my primary specialty!

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