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Emergency Nurses Association Launches NEW Online Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education Course

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DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced today the launch of its NEW online Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education Course—GENE.  


GENE is a comprehensive online course designed to provide the best evidence-based care for older adults. This extensive eLearning program gives nurses the tools to assess special needs in older adults, to recognize atypical presentations, and to coordinate care that will help improve patient outcomes. The course provides best practices from triage to discharge as well as patient and family education.

GENE Includes:

  • 17 Interactive Modules
  • Up to 15.21 Credit Hours
  • Topics such as Assessment of the Older Adult in the Emergency Department, Environmental and Toxicological Emergencies, Infectious Diseases, Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, and Nervous Systems, Pain Management, and much more…

"We are excited to provide the most comprehensive NEW Geriatric eLearning Course for Nurses," said 2013 ENA President, JoAnn Lazarus, MSN, RN, CEN. "There is a real need for evidence-based care for older adults, this online course addresses those concerns, and allows the nurse to take this eLearning program as time permits."

About the Emergency Nurses Association: 
ENA, which has more than 40,000 members worldwide, 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, ENA develops and disseminates education and practice standards and guidelines, and affords consultation to both private and public entities regarding emergency nurses and their practice. Additional information is available at ENA's Web site,

SOURCE Emergency Nurses Association

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