2018 ENA Conference Scholarship Available
Date Posted: 2018/06/09
Illinois ENA is currently accepting applications for a scholarship to the ENA Emergency Nursing 2018 conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, September 29-26.
The scholarship will be awarded based on a point system and brief essay using a blinded process by the Awards and Nominations Committee. The scholarship amount is up to the early-bird member conference registration fee and will be reimbursed to the award recipient upon submission of appropriate documentation.
The deadline for application is Saturday, June 30, 2018. Applicants will be notified by Friday, July 6.
Apply online today at illinoisena.org by logging in to the Members Only section and use the “2018 Conference Scholarship Application” link.
2018 General Assembly Delegate Application
Date Posted: 2018/06/08
The Illinois Emergency Nurses Association (Illinois ENA) invites all members to apply to be a delegate to the 2018 General Assembly. This year’s General Assembly will be held on Tuesday, September 25 (7:45–11:45 am) and Wednesday, September 13 (7:45–11:30 am; 1:30–5:00 pm) in Pittsburgh, PA.
The number of delegates per state is determined by ENA policies and membership numbers as of May 15, 2018. For 2018, Illinois ENA has been allocated 24 delegates and 1 alternate delegate.
Applications are being accepted June 9 through June 30, 2018.
An online application process is used. Interested members should access the Members Only section of the website and click on the “Delegate Application Form” link on the left. For instructions on how to access the Members Only section, click on the link below. Complete and submit the application. After your application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours.
Members Only Access Information
On June 30, 2018, the application process closes. All applications will be reviewed based on a point system assignment. Those scoring the highest points will be considered to serve as a delegate. To ensure active involvement of new members in both the ENA and Illinois ENA organizations, the Illinois ENA President has the authority to include up to 20 percent first-time delegates. All delegates will be notified by July 6.
Should circumstances arise where you are no longer able to fulfill your delegate duties, please notify email@example.com immediately.
Selected delegates receive up to $ 1,000.00 in reimbursement to offset expenses. Reimbursement (consistent with Illinois ENA Financial Policies) is available after the close of the General Assembly.
- Current ENA membership (must not expire prior to the completion of General Assembly)
- Current registered nurse licensure
- Submission of delegate application form by assigned deadline
- Must be able to travel to Pittsburgh, PA and attend all General Assembly activities.
- If attending the Scientific Assembly of the Emergency Nursing 2018 conference, delegates are required to assist the staffing of the Illinois State Council booth in the exhibit hall. The schedule will be worked out on a first-come, first serve basis to take place in late summer.
A point system developed by the State Council will determine candidate selection. Further information and the policy related to this process are available by clicking here.
The expectations and responsibilities of a delegate include but are not limited to:
- Attendance/teleconference participation at the summer Illinois ENA State Council meeting:
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Advocate Christ Medical Center
4440 W. 95th St.
Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453
8:30 am–12:00 pm
Illinois ENA reviews the General Assembly processes including the proposed bylaw amendments and resolutions at this meeting, therefore delegates are expected to attend.
- Attends/completes the General Assembly orientation session. To be eligible for the State Council Achievement Award, we must have 100% compliance with the delegate orientation program.
- Attends all the General Assembly proceedings:
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
7:45–11:30 am and 1:30–5:00 pm
- Assures an alternate delegate is available to assume voting if delegate should need to leave the Assembly Hall during the session.
- Displays an ongoing commitment to Illinois ENA activities by participating Illinois ENA activities.
We look forward to your delegate application. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rosemarie Nolazco, BSN, RN, TNS
2018 State Captain
Kathy Bowen, BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN
2018 Delegates/General Assembly Chair
Illinois State Council
Emergency Nurses Association
2018 Election Results
Date Posted: 2018/06/06
Jeff Murphy, MSN, MHA, RN, CEN, NE-BC
Rosemarie Nolazco, BSN, RN, TNS
Carol Tulley, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TNS
Congratulations to the candidates elected by the Illinois ENA members to serve on the 2019 Illinois State Council ENA Board of Directors!
- Jeff Murphy, MSN, MHA, RN, CEN, NE-BC will serve as the 2019-2020 President-Elect, 2021-2022 President, and 2023-2024 Immediate Past President
- Rosemarie Nolazco, BSN, RN, TNS will serve as the 2019-2020 Secretary
- Carol Tulley, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TNS will serve as the 2019-2020 Director
The newly elected members of the Board will be sworn in during the last State Council Quarterly Meeting of 2018, on November 17, at AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates.
Notarized election results will be posted in the members only section of the Illinois ENA website. For further instructions, please click the following link to login to the Members Only page: Login Instructions
Child & Adolescent Injury Prevention – Free Online CE
Date Posted: 2018/05/29
Child & Adolescent Injury Prevention
New Evidence-Based Online Course
Self-paced 8-module course provides a broad foundation
Learn How to Prevent Child & Adolescent Injury with this new free open online course
(Free CME Available*)
|The University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center is excited to launch the nation’s most comprehensive online course for pediatric injury prevention: Injury Prevention for Children & Teens. Injuries, such as motor vehicle crash, youth violence, and suicide, are the leading cause of child and adolescent death; however, almost ALL of these injuries CAN BE PREVENTED through widespread application of evidence-based practices and policies.
You’re invited to join us in this new learning opportunity for successful injury prevention in children and teens, including Advocacy at both the local and national level.
|Watch the promotional video!
As a learner, you will have the ability to select all modules or individual topics that interest you most. The course can be followed in a linear or non-linear structure according to your preferred viewing order. Within the Course Map are suggested color-coded pathways and module topics, based on different learner perspectives.
Across 8 modules, you will gain new skills to improve clinical practice, support families and their communities, and learn detailed strategies and techniques to apply in advocating for policy change at a local to national level. Individuals may progress through this self-paced course to advance their current knowledge or earn certification for completing content and assessments in one or more of the modules.
Learn how to translate concepts in pediatric injury prevention to specific strategies for preventing injury in these areas:
- Epidemiology, Surveillance, Risk and Protective Factors, Theory for Child and Adolescent Injuries
- Intentional injury in Bullying, Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, Firearm Safety, andSuicide
- Unintentional injury in Teen Driving, Child Passenger Safety, Burns, and Sports Concussion
- The Opioid Epidemic and Adolescent Substance Use
- Use of Advocacy in injury prevention
We look forward to seeing you in this exciting new course!
*Continuing Education Credits
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity was prepared for release in May 2018. CME credit may be awarded for a maximum of three years from its release date, specifically from May 2018 through April 2021.
Note: The number of credits will be calculated by OCME&LL and provided in the approval letter. Credit is calculated at a 1:1 ratio of one hour of instruction equals one credit hour.
Voting Open for 2018 Election!
Date Posted: 2018/04/19
This is your opportunity to vote for the following two Illinois ENA Board of Directors positions. The term for these positions will begin in 2019.
Election 2018 Candidates
- President-Elect (term: 2019-2020)
- Candidate: Jeff Murphy, MSN, MHA, RN, CEN, NE-BC
- Secretary (term: 2019-2020)
- Candidate: Rosemarie Nolazco, BSN, RN, TNS
- Director (term: 2019-2020)
- Candidate: Karen Battaglia, MSN, RN, CEN
- Candidate: Laura Magallones, MSN, RN, CPEN, TCRN
- Candidate: Carol Tulley, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, TNS
Please note that voting opens April 19 and closes on June 1, 2018.
For further instructions, please click the following link to login to the Members Only page: Login Instructions
For any questions with voting, please contact email@example.com.