• ENjoy Your Mile-High Conference Experience!

    ENjoy Your Mile-High Conference Experience!

    Under the friendly gaze of the 40-foot-tall Blue Bear statue, we’ll reunite with ENA friends we haven’t seen in years, says Colorado ENA State Council President Amy Boren. The days will be packed with parties, Edutainment sessions and networking events. There are more than 100 engaging education sessions that will offer something for everyone. READ MORE

  • SIM Wars Returns: Teams to Compete in Treating Live Simulated Patients

    SIM Wars Returns: Teams to Compete in Treating Live Simulated Patients

    Scores will be based on what iSimulate’s Chris Kroboth calls high-level criteria including communication, resource management, team dynamics and bedside manner. “We want providers to train in real-time as they would at the bedside,” he said. The top three teams will compete in the finals Oct. 2. READ MORE

  • Making Connections: Conference Offers New Networking Events, Old Favorites

    Making Connections: Conference Offers New Networking Events, Old Favorites

    From the International Attendees Luncheon to the ENPC/TNCC Celebration Breakfast: Mimosas and Mingle, there will be plenty of opportunities to network with peers in-person for the first time since 2019. READ MORE

  • Serious DEI Topics at Heart of Fun and Games Sessions

    Serious DEI Topics at Heart of Fun and Games Sessions

    ENA has a “deep connection” to addressing diversity, equity and inclusion issues, said ENA DEI Committee Chair Anna M. Valdez. “We’re doing that internally with all of the ENA staff and board being trained on diversity, equity, inclusion, and we’re beginning to push it out to communities by providing education at the conferences.” READ MORE

  • Edutainment Events Focus on the Fun

    Edutainment Events Focus on the Fun

    ENA will blend entertainment and education during special evening sessions. Get better acquainted with the Emergency Severity Index at “Triage and Tequila” or test your mettle at “Tournament of Nurses.” ENA Conference Education Planning Committee Co-Chairs Heidi Gilbert and Bradley Rund explain what to expect. READ MORE

  • Mile High City Offers So Much More than Skiing and Hiking

    Mile High City Offers So Much More than Skiing and Hiking

    ENA has partnered with Denver Like a Local Tours to provide attendees a discount on excursions ranging from food and distillery tours to scenic runs that will help you get refreshed and re-energized for more learning and networking. Beware — some of these outings involve ghosts. READ MORE

  • Emergency Nursing 2022: A Rocky Mountain Recharge

    Emergency Nursing 2022: A Rocky Mountain Recharge

    “This shapes up to be a true celebration of emergency nurses and how ENA strives to support this special community,” said ENA President Jenn Schmitz. “I don’t know what I’m looking forward to most because so much of it feeds my recharge.” READ MORE

  • Fear Facer Michelle Poler to Bring Message of Empowerment to Denver

    Fear Facer Michelle Poler to Bring Message of Empowerment to Denver

    Poler tackled one fear a day, sharing all 100 experiences on YouTube. The videos went viral, she says, because “fear is so universal. It’s so personal at the end of the day, but it’s also so universal.” READ MORE

  • Adventure Time: Foundation Welcome Party Celebrates the Great Outdoors 

    Adventure Time: Foundation Welcome Party Celebrates the Great Outdoors 

    Members are encouraged to wear hiking outfits, outdoor gear or dress in fun colors with an après-ski flair. In addition to food, drinks, dancing and live entertainment, look for a huge inflatable slide and other surprises. READ MORE

  • Legal Bootcamp to Illustrate What Happens When ED Nurses Take the Witness Stand

    Legal Bootcamp to Illustrate What Happens When ED Nurses Take the Witness Stand

    “I want to show them it’s really not that scary,” said Heidi Gilbert, a sexual assault nurse examiner. “You are there to speak to your knowledge — your expertise — and what you did in the care of a patient.” READ MORE