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Dates

April 26 - 27, 2018

Location

Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino 3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Event Registration

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Event Description

The Emergency Nurses Association attracts a dedicated group of passionate emergency nursing professionals from all over the country that impact the safety and care of patients all over the world. Now, we invite you to attend our first ENA Spring Regional Symposium—in Las Vegas! Network with local leaders and participate in clinical and leadership educational programming that will advance your knowledge and skills in the field.

The cost for attendees is $175 for nonmembers, $150 for members, and $100 for students.

Registration is now open.

The hotel room rate for Planet Hollywood Las Vegas is $139 for Thursday night and $169 for Friday night.

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(8.25 contact hours and 1 hour of CERPs available.)

Thank you to Teleflex, a commercial sponsor for this event, and for their continued support.

Teleflex

Speakers and Activities

Featured speakers and topics include:

ENA president, Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN
Melane Marsh, RN, BSN, CEN, CMRN, APHON
Ellen H. Encapera, RN, CEN
Welcome and Announcements
General Session - The Heart of Nursing

Special guests Kevin Menes, MD and Debbie Bowerman, RN of Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Las Vegas
Keynote - October 1, 2017 

There will be a number of other remarkable speakers including:

Amy Bardin, MS, RRT, VA-BC
Session - (Teleflex sponsor) Right, Line, Right Now: Making the Best Vascular Access Decision

Dustin Bass, MHA, BSN, RN, CEN and Marlo Conroy, BSN, RN
Session - Providing Efficient Care for Psychiatric Patients through Crisis Triage 

Carrie A. Cobos, BSN, BS, CEN, SCRN
Session - Who Said Stroke Is Not Sexy?

Shannon Dunn, BSN, RN, CEN
Session 1 - Injury Prevention: The New Age of Driving
Session 2 - Geriatric Trauma and Changes in our Approach to Care

Rachell A. Ekroos, PhD, FNP-BC, AFN-BC, DF-IAFN, FAAN
Session 1 - Manual Strangulation: What do Emergency Nurses Need to Know?
Session 2 - Identifying and Responding to Human Trafficking in the ED

Mindy Potter, RN, BSN, MICN, CEN, MSNc
Session - Pediatric Trauma Time

Julia Sbragia, MSN, DNP(c), APRN, ACCNS-AS 
Session 1 - Care of the Transgender Patient in the ED 
Session 2 - Lateral Violence in the ED

Joanna Valdes, MSN, RN, CEN
Being on Both Sides of the Blue Line

Schedule at a Glance

Day 1: Thursday, April 26

  • Registration
    10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • *Lunch
    12:00-1:00 pm
  • Welcome/Keynote Address
    Jeff Solheim, Melane Marsh, Ellen H. Encapera Welcome and Announcements
    Kevin Menes and Debbie Bowerman October 1, 2017
    1:00-2:50 pm
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Rachell A. Ekroos Manual Strangulation: What Do Emergency Nurses Need to Know?
    Julia Sbragia Care of the Transgender Patient in the ED
    3:00-4:00 pm
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Rachell A. Ekroos Identifying and Responding to Human Trafficking in the ED
    Julia Sbragia Lateral Violence in the ED
    4:15-5:15 pm
  • Adjourn
    5:15 pm
  • *Reception at hotel
    6:00-7:00 pm

Day 2: Friday, April 27

  • Registration
    7:30 am-4:00 pm
  • *Breakfast
    8:00-9:00 am
  • General Session 
    Jeff Solheim and Melane Marsh The Heart of Nursing
    9:00-10:00 am
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Dustin Bass Providing Efficient Care to Psychiatric Patients Through Crisis Triage
    Amy Bardin Right Line, Right Now: Making the Best Vascular Access Decision
    10:00-11:00 am
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Dustin Bass Providing Efficient Care to Psychiatric Patients Through Crisis Triage
    Amy Bardin Right Line, Right Now: Making the Best Vascular Access Decision
    11:15 am-12:15 pm
  • *Lunch
    12:15-1:00 pm
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Joanna Valdes Being on Both Sides of the Blue Line
    Shannon Dunn Injury Prevention: The New Age of Driving
    1:00-2:00 pm
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Joanna Valdes Being on Both Sides of the Blue Line
    Shannon Dunn Geriatric Trauma and Changes in our Approach to Care
    2:15-3:15 pm
  • Concurrent Sessions 
    Mindy Potter Pediatric Trauma Time
    Carrie A. Cobos Who Said Stroke Is Not Sexy?
    3:30-4:30 pm
  • Adjourn
    4:30 pm

*Please note that Thursday’s reception and all meals throughout the conference are included in registration price.

Scheduled speakers and sessions are tentative and subject to change. Be sure to check back for updated information as we approach the Spring Regional Symposium dates.

Working to promote safe practice and safe care.