Emergency Nurses of the Future

The Emergency Nurses Association and dBase Media present this video series focused the ongoing efforts by the association and its partners to support emergency nurses today and into the future. The series highlights ENA’s overall emphasis on creating and maintaining healthy nurse work environments through improvements to ED nurses mental health and well-being, collaboration with leaders on ways to strengthen ED cultures and heightened awareness and advocacy around the issues that impact how emergency nurses work every day.


The Emergency Nurses Association shares how they work with their industry partners for the future of emergency nurses to be equipped, supported and heard when it comes to their work environments.

Elemeno Health talks about their app invention and the impact on supporting emergency nurses worldwide by giving them access to important resources that help reduce medical errors and improve patient outcomes. Their technology provides customized clinical bite-sized information to help empower emergency department teams to reduce stress and fatigue and improve patient care. Elemeno Health is a cloud-based SaaS solution for frontline healthcare teams. Their microlearning solution is designed to advance quality and patient safety at the point of care. Elemeno helps frontline staff at hospital and care facilities to elevate quality and patient safety at the point of care. Their award-winning approach empowers frontline healthcare workers and engages interprofessional teams.

The caregivers at Carson Tahoe Health share how they inspire the emergency department staff by functioning as a community and as a family to foster a healthy work environment for their emergency nurses. The video talks about building retention through their apprentice program which brings in nursing students to develop their clinical skills and help them understand the nursing experience. Carson Tahoe Health is a comprehensive health care network featuring two hospitals, two urgent cares, an emergent care center, outpatient services and a provider network with 21 regional locations. Their reach stretches far and wide, encompassing Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, Carson Valley, South Reno, Dayton, Lake Tahoe, Yerington, and beyond. Carson Tahoe Health is a not-for-profit locally owned healthcare system. An affiliate of University of Utah Health, Carson Tahoe is dedicated to providing convenient access to advanced quality care in a tranquil, healing environment. Treating newborns to seniors, CTH cares for patients of all ages and life stages.

Leaders at Eskenazi Health share the passion of being an emergency nurse and how to support them during difficult situations, how they’ve implemented self-care activities such as debriefing sessions and recharge spaces for team members, and the importance of being an advocate for vulnerable populations through follow-up care. For more than 160 years, Eskenazi Health has offered high-quality, cost-effective and patient-focused health care to the residents of Marion County and Central Indiana. As one of America’s largest essential health care systems, Eskenazi Health provides treatment and services through more than 1 million outpatient visits each year. Partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 333-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus including at a network of Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis. Accredited by The Joint Commission and named Indiana’s top hospital for community benefit and health equity by the Lown Instutute, Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana and the first community mental health center in Indiana.

The Emergency Department at Mount Sinai talks about giving their nurses a seat at the leadership table and how they support their well-being & education using yoga, relaxation rooms & other therapy to refresh the staff and provide better patient care. The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the nation's oldest, largest, and most respected hospitals, and a member of the Mount Sinai Health System. The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care. The System includes approximately 6,600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12-minority-owned free-standing ambulatory surgery centers, over 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, as well as 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.