Minutes fromJanuary Online State Council Meeting Approved
January 2016 State Council meeting minutes approved
2016 STATE COUNCIL OFFICER ELECTION
MENA has one Secretary position and three Board of Director positions open. Nominate someone today. Application deadline is: July 1,2016.
Click here for access to the Nomination Application.
November 18, 2015 State Council Minutes Approved
The State Council approved the November 18th minutes at the January 13th online meeting.
Massachusetts ENA Annual Nurse Awards
Annual Awards given by MA ENA include Rising Star, Nurse Practice, Nurse Educator, Nurse Manager and Behind the Scenes. Awards were given at the November 18, 2015 Annual Conference Day in Waltham Massachusetts by MA ENA President Juie Bunn. New this year is the President's Award given by immediate Past President Sheila Silva.
Government Affairs News January 7,2016
The Maasachusetts State House of Representatives has submitted a revised opoid bill with 2 big positive changes.
2016 General Assembly Letter and Application
Information about becoming a 2016 MA ENA Delegate to the ENA annual General Assembly to be held in Los Angeles California on September 13-17, 2016. Application deadline is May 1, 2016.
Congratulations to Our 2016 MA ENA State Council Officers
Congratulations to our President-elect Bee ONeil Potter, 2016-2017, Treasurer Kathy Shubitowski, 2016-2017, State councilors, Sheila Silva and Mary Martel, 2016-2017.
Massachusetts ENA Nurse Practice Blog
Happy New Year! I hope in 2016 you will participate in the Nurse Practice Blog by sending in questions or practice issues.
Feb 4, 2016 Protocols for C-diff screening and RN removal of backboard
Update from Beacon Chapter President
Recap of 2015 Beacon Chapter activities and dates for future Beacon Chapter meetings.
November 2015 Gov Affairs Update
Current national and state legislative issue of importance to MA ENA
Government Affairs Support MA House Bill 1164
Healthcare is challenging today and we face many issues that make caring for patients difficult. As emergency nurses we work in a high pressured area that is stimulating, demanding, unpredictable and dangerous.
Emergency Nursing Links
Important links for the emergency nurse to ENA, ENAF, CDC, MA Board of Registration in Nursing, MA SANE, Boston ED Consortium
Phyllis Berg Scholarship
The Massachusetts Emergency Nurses Association is pleased to announce a scholarship program for Massachusetts ENA members.
Emergency Severity Index
The Emergency Severity Index (ESI) is a 5-level emergency department (ED) triage algorithm that provides clinically relevant stratification of patients into five groups from 1 (most urgent) to 5 (least urgent) on the basis of acuity and resource needs.