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Here are 2 resources to learn about and share for the Opioid Crisis and use of Naloxone (Narcan).
Free NARCAN information packet
The statistics are frightening!
Find out how you can help at:
Texas DHHS - Maternal Health in TX
Impaired driving can result from alcohol, opioids and other illegal drugs, and over-the-counter medications.
National Safety Council website
National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Improve ED quality & safety by improving triage accuracy. ENA offers multiple triage education programs.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Information of safe toys, cooking, and decorating. Download helpful posters to share the information.
Preventing hot car deaths
Child Heatstroke Prevention: Prevent Hot Car Deaths | NHTSA
Clinicians - for guidelines and education, visit the Society of Critical Care Medicine
September is Sepsis Awareness Month
For more information and to download the Sepsis Awareness Toolkit, visit Sepsis Alliance
Find information about Monkeypox
at these sites.
World Health Organization - Monkeypox
Read this informative article by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) on the Radonda Vaught case and recommendations.
ENA Education on Coping Strategies (purchase from ENA MarketPlace)
Safety tips from the
Promote Halloween safety by sharing these resources with friends, family, and in your community.
Halloween Safety in a COVID world
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Network to end Domestic Violence
Check out the ENA website for the Clinical Practice Guideline on Intimate Partner Violence and the Topic Brief on Strangulation Injuries and Nursing Implications.
Eye Injury Prevention Month
The American Academy of Ophthalmologists sponsors Eye Injury Prevention Month in October. Visit the website for Safety tip.
World Sight Day is October 14, 2021 and is sponsored by the World Health Organization on the 2nd Thursday of each October.
National Safety Council training video (English) (Spanish)
National Highway Traffic Safety Admin
Do you have the essential guidelines and resources to care for children in your ED?
(should be completed by all EDs)
Pedi Emergency Care Coordinator resources
THE ACS Quality and Safety Conference was held July 12-16, 2021. All sessions are free to access online for a limited time through August 16, 2021,
Register online HERE.
Share these resources in your ED and with the public.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
New Joint Commission standards became effective Jan 1, 2021 on quantifying blood loss in maternal hemorrhage. Work with your L&D Dept to standardize your facility approach.
The 2021 theme for Trauma Awareness Month is Safe and Secure: Safety is a choice, prevention is key.
Click for more information
CDC information on Hypertension
AHA information on Heart DIsease
Texas DSHS Heart Disease and Stroke
ENA has developed 2 new infographics on COVID-19 vaccine processes and safety. Click here for more information.
Be on the lookout for TCENA IQSIP FaceBook Live event on Vaccine Safety with Dr. Cedric Spok. Details will be posted.
The Emergency Nurses Association and the American College of Emergency Physicians has teamed up to raise awareness on violence in the emergency care setting.
Watch the podcsat and learn more about NO SILENCE ON ED VIOLENCE here.
Effective Jan 1, 2021, the Joint Commission requires that all emergency nurses receive training on gestational hypertension.
New Joint Commission rules eff 1.1.2021
Am College OB/GYN (ACOG) Checklist
ENA Position Statement: Human Trafficking
Texas HHSC Human Trafficking website
Starting Sep 1, 2020, all direct care nurses in Texas are required to have 1 hour of CE on Human Trafficking in order to renew their license. The education program must be approved by the Tx HHSC to meet relicensure requirements. More info here.