Committees

Education Committee  

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The Education Committee's primary area of responsibility is to plan and organize MENAs annual conference. The conference is usually held in the spring of the year and offers a variety of topics related to emergency department nursing practice.

Contact:  menaeducation1@gmail.com

Government Affairs Committee

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The Government Affairs Committee is responsible for monitoring both government and public policies, as well as current issues which affect emergency health care and relating this information to the membership of MENA.

Contact: menagovernmentaffairs@gmail.com

Contact:  (Chair) Brandi Uren  


(Co-Chair) Naomi Ishioka


Trauma Committee
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The Trauma Committee is the over-sight committee for the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) for the state of Michigan. A major responsibility of this committee is to monitor quality issues related to TNCC courses, instructors and course directors in Michigan. In addition, the committee maintains a list of TNCC Instructors and Course Directors; educates and mentors new TNCC instructors; and serves as a resourse for TNCC throughout the state.

At least 4 committee meetings are held annually and are generally held immediately prior to state council meetings.

Contact:  Marilyn Enriquez .   

Pediatric Committee

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The Pediatric Committee is the over-sight committee for the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) for the state of Michigan. A major responsibility of this committee is to monitor quality issues related to ENPC courses, instructors and course directors in Michigan. In addition, the committee maintains a list of ENPC Instructors and Course Directors; educates and mentors new ENPC instructors; and serves as a resource for ENPC throughout the state.

At least 4 committee meetings are held annually and are generally held immediately prior to state council meetings.

Contact:  Marilyn Enriquez


Membership Committee

The committee evaluates the membership databases received from National ENA on current members, new members and non-renewing members to develop strategies to retain members and attract new members. The committee is also responsible for coordinating the scholarship process and promoting emergency nursing to the Michigan Student Nurses Association.

Contact:  Gail Van Stanton


Social Media Committee
The purpose of the social media committee is to support participation in online communities can promote
better communication with Michigan ENA colleagues and customers, the general public, traditional and
non-traditional media, and other community stakeholders. Such participation may include, but is not
limited to, postings in online forums, blogs, microblogs, wikis or vlogs (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter).
Communications produced by Michigan ENA members or volunteers on behalf of Michigan ENA in the
online community must be consistent with Michigan ENA policies, including the current Bylaws. Uses of
Michigan-sponsored online communities must be appropriate, and communications must be accurate.
This policy is applicable while utilizing Michigan ENA equipment or while off-work utilizing your own
personal equipment, PDA, home computer, etc.

Contact:  Mark Goldstein



The Institute for Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention (IQSIP)

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The Institute for Quality, Safety and Injury Prevention (IQSIP) is a functional area within ENA that provides subject matter expertise and a concentrated focus on issues related to practice, quality, safety, injury prevention and wellness. The Institute may provide resources, develop programs, and lead projects that empower emergency nurses to integrate quality, safety, injury prevention, and wellness into their everyday practice and become leaders within their institutions and communities. Institute staff collaborate with local, regional and national organizations on topics and projects relevant to the specialty of emergency nursing. The Institute also provides oversight for the various awards that exemplify exceptional performance and innovative practices.

The IQSIP has an Advisory Council which consists of experts with multidisciplinary experiences and expertise to discuss the strategies and initiatives that advance the continuing work of the Institute.

Practice

Clinical Nurse Specialists in Emergency Care
Committees, Work Teams and IQSIP State Leaders
Emergency Preparedness
ENA Practice Resources 
Future of Nursing Initiative
Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education
Nurse Practitioners in Emergency Care
Online Learning
Pediatric Emergency Care
Position Statements
Psychiatric and Behavioral Health Patients
Scope and Standards of Emergency Nursing Practice
Special Interest Groups
Toolkits

Quality

Emergency Department Clinical Operations
Health IT
Lantern Award
Public Policy
Regulatory and Accreditation Information

Safety

Injury Prevention
Patient Safety
Wellness
Workplace Safety

Contact:  Dianne Wren