DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) today announced the corporate sponsors for the ENA Leadership Conference to be held in Chicago, Illinois on February 17-21, 2010.
All of ENA's sponsors will be recognized at the upcoming Leadership Conference, including the Strategic Sponsors, Ethicon, Inc., GE Healthcare, Monster.com and Stryker; the Leadership Conference Sponsor, Physio-Control; and the Leadership Conference Supporters, FreemanWhite ED Design Team and Gebauer Company.
"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 these major corporations sponsoring our 40th anniversary Leadership 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."
The ENA Leadership Conference will explore the conference theme, Leading into the Future, with in-depth reviews of national issues facing emergency care professionals, professional development sessions on career and management issues and an exhibit hall featuring a plethora of suppliers of products and services for the emergency care environment.
About the Strategic Sponsors
ETHICON, INC., has been a leader in surgical sutures for more than 100 years. With innovative technologies such as DERMABOND® Topical Skin Adhesive, Plus Antibacterial Sutures and FlexHD® Acellular Hydrated Dermis, ETHICON is focused on the specific needs of the surgeon, nurse, patient and hospital.
GE HEALTHCARE provides transformational medical technologies and services for patient care. Its expertise in patient monitoring, medical imaging and diagnostics and information technologies is helping caregivers around the world develop new ways to predict, diagnose, inform and treat disease so their patients can live their lives to the fullest.
MONSTER.COM, knows that nursing is a passion first and a job second. That's why they offer nurses more than just jobs. At healthcare.monster.com, connect and network with others in the community. Plus, check out Monster career resources and find expert advice to help you do what you do, better.
STRYKER MEDICAL offers patient handling equipment for the acute care hospital market. Stryker's innovative products include general transport & specialty stretchers, transfer devices, furniture and products for the emergency medical services industry. Stryker BackSmart™ products are designated to help save caregivers' backs to promote a longer, more fulfilling career.
About the Leadership Conference Sponsor
PHYSIO-CONTROL LIFEPAK® defibrillator/monitors and automated external defibrillators set the standard for quality and reliability and are used by more physicians, hospitals and emergency medical services than any other brand. Physio-Control continues to lead the industry through innovation and advanced technology.
For more information about the ENA Leadership 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 leadership. 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