Position Statements

A Position Statement is an assertion of the beliefs held, encouraged and supported by ENA, and adopted in accordance with ENA's bylaws, policies, and procedures. The position statements cover a variety of emergency nursing topics.


ENA Position Statements - Recommendations for a course of action or statement of beliefs that reflects ENA’s stance regarding an issue of importance to safe practice, safe care, and optimal patient outcomes.

ENA Joint Statements - An assertion of the beliefs held, encouraged, and supported, but written in collaboration with other external organizations with mutual interest.

ENA Supported Statements - Statements written by an external organization with content expertise identifying a course of action or statement of belief. These statements are officially supported by ENA.

Draft Statement for Review and Comment

The draft position statement Patient Transfers and Handoffs is now available for public review and comment. Please submit evidence-based feedback by Weds., Jan. 17.
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