About Us

The Georgia Emergency Nurses Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization operating under the umbrella of its parent organization, the Emergency Nurses Association, serving as the voice of over 1,100 members.


The Georgia Emergency Nurses Association is a professional member organization recognized internationally for  promoting excellence in emergency nursing through leadership, research, education and advocacy.


The vision of the Georgia Emergency Nurses Association is to promote advocacy, diversity, and excellence in emergency nursing practice.


The objectives of the Georgia Emergency Nurses Association are as follows:

  • To promote the specialty of emergency nursing
  • To promote the interests of members and improve the professional environment of the emergency nurse through education and public awareness
  • To promote ethical principles as defined in the organization's Code of Ethics for Emergency Nurses and the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics
  • To actively collaborate with other healthcare organizations to improve emergency care
  • To be the primary resource for emergency nursing leadership, education and research
  • To define standards that serve as a basis for emergency nursing practice
  • To develop, disseminate and evaluate emergency nursing education and research
  • To encourage interaction and mentoring among emergency nurses
  • To identify and disseminate information on key trends affecting and pertinent to emergency nursing
  • To serve as an advocate for the public regarding emergency care