Call for Delegates to General Assembly in Nashville, Tennessee
September 18-19th, 2013
Interested members need to fill out a delegate application and return the application to their respective chapter president
Delegate application - pdf format
Delegate application - Word 2010 format
Delegate application - Word 97-2003 format
President Message - Tim Murphy, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC,CEN
Time is quickly approaching for our 35th Annual Emergency Care Conference, March 13-15 at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City. If you have not yet registered, you still have time. This year promises to be another exciting year with many educational offerings, best practice and research poster presentations and the many networking opportunities with colleagues.
Our advocacy efforts this year are centered on EMS (A2463/S1650) and Consumer Access to Care Act (3512/S2354) Legislation. Please take a few minutes to become familiar with these bills and visit our partners websites (www.supportnjems.com) and (www.apn-nj.org)
National Pediatric Readiness Project Begins in New Jersey in March
Beginning in March 2013 emergency departments in New Jersey will receive invitations to complete the first national assessment of pediatric readiness in EDs across the United States. Is your emergency department pediatric ready? Visit www.PediatricReadiness.
Tim Murphy, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC,CEN
New Jersey State Council of the Emergency Nurses Association
The New Jersey State Council of the Emergency Nurses Association (NJENA) is chartered by the national association, to implement its philosophy, objectives, and provide leadership at the State level. NJENA coordinates the professional activities of the chapters within the State.
As the specialty nursing organization for emergency nurses in New Jersey, we are committed to the advancement of emergency nursing. There are currently almost 2,000 members and four chapters within the State. Emergency Nurses are involved in every aspect of emergency care including; prehospital, special care and air medical transport; specialty centers including trauma, pediatric, cardiac and stroke care; urgent care centers; injury prevention and many other areas. Advocating for excellence in emergency care and patient safety is viewed as a core responsibility of the NJENA.
For 35 years, NJENA has been host to the third largest emergency nursing conference for emergency nurses in the nation. Each year in Atlantic City, we attract more than 700 emergency nurses from our region and about 100 exhibitors displaying the latest products, services in emergency care.