34th Annual Mid-MD ENA Memorial Conference


Fri Nov 10 2023 at 08:00 am to 04:15 pm


Holy Cross Hospital | Silver Spring, MD

Mid-MD ENA Annual Conference
About this Event

This annual conference is in memory of Mid-MD ENA members who have played an important role in the organization and who have passed away. The program is targeted towards Emergency Nurses and those health care providers who care for the emergency patient in hospitals and outpatient settings.

This event is being held on hospital premises and all attendees will be required to abide by any infection control requirements that may be in effect for visitors at the time of the event.

Please register no later than November 5, 2023.

All registrations received by September 15 eligible are for early bird drawing for an Alexa Echo Dot speaker

The following speakers/topics are planned:

Protecting Kids: It’s Everybody’s Job
  • Cindy Colson, DNP, RN, NRP
  • Children’s National Hospital

Enhance your current knowledge of the assessment, tests, and treatments indicated for victims of suspected Non-Accidental Trauma. Learn how to identify, report, and prevent abuse.

Emergency Hyperbaric Oxygen Indications You Need to Know!
  • Kinjal Sethuraman, MD MPH
  • Associate Professor, UMSOM Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Director, Center for Hyperbaric and Dive Medicine at RAC STC

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is the preferred treatment for severe carbon monoxide poisoning, however it is also used to treat other conditions. Discover other indications for the therapy as well as which patients should be considered for urgent referral to an HBO Center

The Fourth Trimester and Beyond: Complications of the Postpartum Period
  • Adriane Burgess PhD, RNC-OB, CCE, C-ONQS, CPHQ, FAWHONN
  • Director Perinatal and Neonatal Quality and Patient Safety
  • Maryland Patient Safety Center

Fifty three percent of maternal deaths occur in the postpartum period often when patients present for care in Community, Urgent Care or Emergency settings. This session will outline the role of the Emergency Department nurse in identifying pregnancy related complications commonly seen in the year after birth to promote early identification, treatment, and access to resources to improve outcomes for the postnatal patient.

Nurses Helping Nurses: Emergency Department Tricks of the Trade
  • Pamela Sue Fox, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, FAEN
  • RN Educator, PM Pediatrics, Greenbelt, MD
  • Adventist Life Support Instructor

Sometimes there is just a better way. Come learn some new tricks to try with several emergency procedures to make the process easier and also improve patient satisfaction

Leadership PEARLS: How to be a Leader When Not in Charge
  • Susan Sheehy, PhD, RN, FAEN, FAAN
  • Adjunct Professor, Uniformed Services University
  • Bethesda, MD

This interactive presentation is directed at frontline workers, regardless of title, role or authority level. Make extraordinary things happen by looking at your work differently. Learn how to parlay your values and visions into positive actions, by discovering ways to remove obstacles to create an atmosphere of teamwork and identify ways to innovate and motivate, and bring pride and happiness back to why you chose nursing before COVID.

(Topics/Speakers subject to change without notice)



For more conference details, session descriptions and a downloadable flyer, visit the MD ENA website:


What is the registration deadline?

Registration deadline is November 5, 2023, 5pm.

What is the cost for the conference?

  • ENA Members: $55
  • Non-Members: $85.00
  • EMS (non-nurse): $55.00
  • Student Nurses: (Must never have held an RN license): $20.00

Are Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits provided? YES

This activity has been submitted to the Emergency Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

Yes. In order to obtain CNE credits, the event organizers must be made aware of any substitutions.

What if I need to cancel?

Refund requests must be received at least 7 days prior to the conference or fees will forfeited.

Is lunch provided?

Yes. Fees include continental breakfast, breaks, and lunch.

Do I need to wear a mask?

Probably not. The event is located in a meeting area within the hospital. In the off chance that the hospital were to implement any infection control measures for visitors (such as masking) and those measures are in effect at the time of the event, all attendees will be required to follow them.


Where is it happening?

Holy Cross Hospital, 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, United States

Event Location & Nearby Stays:


USD 0.00 to USD 85.00

Mid-MD Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association (MMC-ENA)

Host or Publisher Mid-MD Chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association (MMC-ENA)

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