LC2013 Sponsored Events




Date:           Thursday, February 28, 2013

Time:           11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location:     Convention Center Room 304 / 305


Topic:          Putting the Pieces Together in an Interactive Hands-On Triage/RME Design Workshop


Description:       With streamlining patients to the bed, triage has transformed in recent years. Come show your creative side in an interactive traige/RME workshop coordinated by leaders of FreemanWhite's ED design team. using interactive design tools, you will work in small groups to brainstorm design options. Are you up to the challenge?


Pre-registration is required for this event; click here to register.


Sponsored by FreemanWhite

ENA Strategic Supporter



Date:          Saturday, March 2, 2013

Time:          11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:    Convention Center Room 304/305


Topic:          Hospital Throughput is a Team Sport – How to stop refereeing between the ED Physician and Hospitalists 


Description:       Enjoy lunch with your colleagues while learning how to stop being a referee between the ED physicians and Hospitalists and start coaching them to play together. This presentation will include best practices and success stories that will enable you to effectively facilitate patient handoff between physicians to optimize flow in your emergency department.


This session has been approved for 1.0 CERPs. In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants will need to fill out an online evaluation based on the course objectives.


Pre-registration is required for this event; click here to register.

 Sponsored by




Date:       Thursday, February 28

Time:        4:30 - 6 p.m.

Location:  Convention Center Room 118


Topic: Understanding Difficult Vascular Access Pain Points & New Solutions

Facilitated by: Jean A Proehl, MN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN



  • Engage with Emergency Nursing key decision makers to better understand the patient population & morbidities associated with difficult casvular access and key care objectives
  • Understanding the current therapy options when vascular access becomes challenging and how new technology (intraosseous, ultrasound) protocols (early goal directed therapies, rapid response team), and procedural options (allocation of resources) have impacted this key clinical challenge
  • Discuss the process, opportunties, and challenges to have new standard of care changing solutions adopted by Emergency Departments


Pre-registration is required for this event; click here to register.


Sponsored by Vidacare

ENA Strategic Sponsor



Date:       Friday, March 1, 2013

Time:       Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Location:  Convention Center Room 304


Topic:  How Point-of-Care Testing in the Emergency Department Improves Patient care, Throughput & Efficiency


Description:  Join us for an interactive discussion wtih Point of Care (POC)Testing thought leaders. Sean Ruck, Editor in Chief of DOTmed Business News, moderates an expert panel discussing the latest developments in POC Testing for the Emergency Department.


Learn and Discuss:

  • The Impact of POC Testing on Emergency Room Metrics, Quality of Care and Patients
  • Current Practices for Pregnancy Testing in the ER - Waiting for Results
  • Issues and Innovations in Pregnancy Testing 


Pre-registration is required for this event; click here to register.


Sponsored by Abbott Point of Care




Ignite Sessions - ENA Pavilion, Exhibit Hall                                  

Begin connecting with ENA exhibitors at this advance preview of the exhibit hall featuring the newest addition to ENA's presentation lineup: Ignite(R) Sessions. Watch your colleagues present their own take on "What Makes an Emergency Nurse Unique?" in these fast-paced, 5-minute sessions packed with creativity, humor and insight. Light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

Presentation times:   Thursday, February 28: 6 - 8 p.m.


Sponsored by Stryker

ENA Strategic Sponsor 



Relaxation Station – Booth #3                                            

Attendees can connect and recharge at the Relaxation Station, located inside the exhibit hall at Booth #3. Professional massage therapists provide an upper body massage on a special chair and relax the tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms. These massages help attendees feel more welcome, appreciated, refreshed, alert and energized. Foot massage stations are also available.

Hours:     Thursday, February 28: 6 – 8 p.m.

               Friday, March 1: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

               Saturday, March 2: 9:15 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.


Sponsored by

ENA Strategic Sponsor


Elsevier Product Theater - Booth #707                                            


Elsevier will be presenting our new eLearning course, ENA: Handling Psychiatric Emergencies. Developed with the Emergency Nurses Association, this course helps nurses ensure safety while providing optimal care to patients with psyciatric emergencies. With an in-depth focus on handling a broad range of psychiatric emergencies, the course includes case studies, knowledge checks, and custom live-action videos that explire common psychiatric scenarios and interventions.

Presenter: Cindy Tryniszewski, Executive Director, Elsevier


Presentation Times:    Thursday, February 28: 7 p.m.

                                Friday, March 1: 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

                                Saturday, March 2: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Sponsored by Elsevier



ENA Foundation

Smokin' Backyard Barbecue: An ENA Foundation Exclusive Event

Friday, March 1; 7 - 10 p.m.


Give your Friday evening some kick at an exclusive party wtih the ENA Foundation at America's Backyard, a multi-level covered venue in downtown Fort Lauderdale featuring a pool-shaped bar (among several full-service bars on different levels), a live DJ and lip-smacking food. Buses will take you from the conference hotesl into a carefree realm of fun, relaxation and bonding with your fellow emergency nurses. A portion of the ticket price is a donation to support the ENA Foundation.


Fee: $45; inclues busing and buffet dinner. CASH BARS.


Pre-registration is required through the conference registration process; limited capacity available.


Sponsored by BSN Medical, Hill-Rom, Physio-Control Inc., Pinpoint Inc., and Vidacare Corporation


Emerging Leaders Networking Reception

Saturday, March 2; 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Poolside


Are you a Manager or Supervisor with 3 years or less of management experience? Join us for the Emerging Leaders Networking Reception. Members and non-members are welcome to attend. Cash bar and light appetizers will be served.


Sponsored by Blue Jay Consulting

ENA Strategic Supporter



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