Wishing you and your family a safe, productive and successful New Year!   Please be sure to take a look at our 2018 course offerings for ENPC and TNCC, not to mention mark your calendars for HOT TOPICS 2018 in April.  We also have active fundraising in progress to support the ENA Foundation partnering with Amazon Smile and Yankee Candle to support scholarships.  If you are going back to school or know of a nurse or nursing student, be sure to take a look at ENA opportunities to help with school expenses.    See our newsletter for details under Vital Signs.

Busy start up for Government Affairs as the government activities pick up starting with a Day at the Capitol tentatively planned for January 23rd.  Check Rita’s article in Vital Signs.

Join us as a booth volunteer or a runner/walker at the Arizona Trauma Association Tackle Trauma  5 K on Feb 4th in Papago Park on Super Bowl Sunday before the big game.  https://www.aztrac.org/tackletrauma5k/participant-registration/




Send your nominee name to Practice@azena.org  by October 26th.    Nomination must include name of nominee, contact information (email, contact phone number ) as well as your name, title, phone and email with a description of why this RN deserves to be recognized as the AZ Emergency Nurse of the year??

NEXT Membership Meeting

Join us in February 2nd  Maricopa Medical Center  1600-1800

location: Auditorium One with parking East of Auditorium- follow signs.

2601 East Roosevelt Street   Phoenix  AZ

Call in information:  1-877-820-7831   conf code:  217484

map:  www.mihs.org/uploads/Maps/Site%20Master%20Drawing_rendering.jpg

CE starts at 1630  pm followed by Membership Meeting.

Documents:Membership Agenda 020218

CE topic:The Legal and Illegal Apothecary

Future Calendar:

May 4th- Tucson  TBA

September 7th Phoenix metro

November 9th Phoenix metro

questions?  president@azena.org

Summer Note from Our State President.

Even though it is the beginning of Summer, it is a busy time for AZENA council members. Here are a few things going on:

  • Delegate selection for National ENA is complete
  • Resolution discussion has started
  • Travel plans are in full swing

Election Cycle for AZENA:  it is election year for for President -elect and Secretary on the state Board.  In accordance with procedures, the Past President shall solicit, verify and publish a slate of candidates for State Officers in an official publication.  In Arizona that is “Vital Signs”.  Job descriptions and bylaws are  on this website for review of candidate requirements.

Thank you to Shannon Dunn!  Shannon is working on a Papa Jay Pizza Promotion for fundraising– more to come for this July 20-23rd fundraiser.  Posting on FACEBOOK

Don’t forget to forward newsletter submissions to Tomi by July 15th

I’ll have limited WiFi availability from Jul1-July 6th—- HAPPY AND SAFE JULY 4TH to all.


National Opportunity

National ENA is gearing up for a TNCC program revision work committee.  Applications are due by February 6th.  If you are a TNCC instructor this may be your opportunity to shape future courses.   contact course ops at National or www.ena.org/ check out committees@ena.org