DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) today announced the corporate sponsors for the ENA Annual Conference to be held in San Antonio on September 21-25, 2010.
This year's Strategic Sponsors are Ethicon, Inc, GE Healthcare, Monster.com, and Stryker; the Annual Conference Sponsor for 2010 is Vidacare Corporation; and the Conference Supporters are Catholic Healthcare West, FreemanWhite ED Design Team, Gebauer Company, Genentech, Inc., and Philips Healthcare.
"Two thousand, ten marks the 40th anniversary of ENA's founding," said ENA President Diane Gurney, RN, MS, CEN. "So, we are particularly pleased to have the sponsorship of these leading corporations at this year's Annual Conference. They are supporting our efforts to provide emergency nurses with the skills, resources and support they need to be leaders in their field and in hospitals and health care systems and by doing that underscoring their commitment to helping improve emergency care."
This year's conference, with the theme Embrace, will provide attendees not only with industry-leading, evidence-based education, but also the opportunity to share common challenges and best practices with other emergency nurses. Embrace, will feature in-depth reviews of national issues facing emergency care professionals, educational sessions on patient care and practice issues and an exhibit hall featuring a plethora of suppliers of products and services for the emergency care environment.
About the ENA Strategic Sponsors:
Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, is a trusted, world-wide leader in surgical care. For over a century, Ethicon has continuously introduced innovations in wound closure, general surgery, wound management, women's health and urology and aesthetic medicine that fulfill the Company's vision: Restoration of body and of life. For more information, visit www.ethicon.com.
GE Healthcare provides medical technologies and services for patient care. Its expertise includes medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, and performance improvement. GE Healthcare enables a new "early health" model of care focused on earlier diagnosis, pre-symptomatic disease detection and disease prevention.
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW), parent company of Monster®, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 index. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading products and services, visit www.Monster.com. For more about Monster Worldwide, visit www.about-Monster.com.
Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with the most broadly based range of products in orthopaedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works with respected medical professionals to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. The Company's products include implants used in joint replacement, trauma, and spinal surgeries; surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic and communications systems; patient handling and emergency medical equipment; as well as other medical device products used in a variety of medical specialties. For more information about Stryker, please visit www.stryker.com.
About the ENA 2010 Annual Conference Sponsor:
Vidacare Corporation is a San Antonio based medical device company leading the way in innovative intraosseous infusion devices. Vidacare has developed a handheld battery-powered intraosseous infusion device that allows pre-hospital and emergency room paramedics, nurses and doctors to rapidly administer lifesaving drugs and fluids when traditional vascular access is not possible. The EZ-IO® Product System - your solution to immediate vascular access. For more information about Vidacare, please visit www.vidacare.com.
For more information about the ENA Annual Conference, visit the ENA website at www.ena.org.
ENA is the only professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing and emergency care through advocacy, expertise, innovation and Annual. Founded in 1970 and currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, ENA serves as the voice of 37,000 members and their patients through research, publications, professional development, injury prevention and patient education. Additional information is available at ENA's website www.ena.org.
SOURCE Emergency Nurses Association