DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The
Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) today announced the corporate
sponsors for the ENA Annual Conference to be held in Tampa on
September 20-24, 2011.
This year’s Strategic Sponsors are Stryker and Vidacare; the
Strategic Supporters are GE Healthcare and Hill-Rom; and the Annual
Conference Supporters are American Heart Association, FreemanWhite
ED Design Team, Gebauer Company, Genentech Inc., Philips Healthcare
and Physio-Control Inc.
“Emergency nurses are faced with ever increasing challenges.
More patients, fewer hospital beds, an ever present risk of
violence all of these things make the work of emergency nurses
increasingly difficult,” said ENA President AnnMarie Papa, DNP, RN,
CEN, NE-BC, FAEN. “As emergency nursing leaders, Emergency
Nurses Association members are meeting in Tampa to not only discuss
the future of patient care, but also to enhance our skills to help
us stay on top of our game as we provide the best possible care for
This year’s conference, with the theme Expand your
Horizon, will provide attendees with not only industry-leading,
evidence-based education, but also the opportunity to share common
challenges and best practices with other emergency nurses. Leading
experts and educators will give in-depth reviews of national
issues facing emergency care professionals, educational sessions on
patient care and practice issues. The conference also includes an
exhibit hall featuring a plethora of suppliers of products and
services for the emergency care environment.
About the ENA 2011 Strategic Sponsors:
Stryker Medical designs, manufactures, sells and services
specialty patient care and handling equipment for health care
providers. Stryker Medical’s innovative and easy-to-use products
include stretchers, lateral transfer devices, temperature
management solutions, support surfaces and furniture as well