The College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA) is the peak professional association representing emergency nurses. There are large numbers of nurses working in emergency and many more in circumstances which see them providing emergency care to patients outside of emergency departments. This includes nurses working in small regional and rural hospitals, health care centres and flight nurses. CENA represents a total of approximately 1200 nurses nationally and internationally.
Full Membership is open to all registered nurses and enrolled nurses. Associate Membership is available to medical and paramedical professional.
CENA Strategic Plan
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural strategic plan for the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia. This plan was developed during 2014 and 2015 based on the engagement of an independent consultant, considered discussion of the Board, and consultation with some College Fellows and Members. This document outlines many of the desirable outcomes and associated activities that the College will pursue to maintain its alignment with the historical vision and purpose of the College. The document, is a contemporary framework to focus the efforts of the Board, while still providing space for flexibility to pursue opportunities relating to vision.
FREE WEBINAR | Open to Everyone
Tuesday 10 November
ICEN 2015 | 7- 9 October
The 13th International Conference for Emergency Nursing (ICEN) in being held in Brisbane, Queensland. ICEN 2015, Emergency Care: Accept the Challenge, Lead the Change, provides an opportunity for clinicians involved in the delivery of emergency care globally, to collaborate, share ideas, challenge practice, and to lead innovative change to enhance quality patient care. Click HERE to register.
MERS Situation Updates Available
The Office of Health Protection / Department of Health are issuing weekly updates regarding Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
To access these updates please visit their website.
Employment Opportunity | Emergency Department Registered Nurses
Are you a qualified Registered Nurse?
Do you have experience in emergency nursing?
Are you looking for a sea change?
Mackay offers city living in a regional area, close to beautiful safe beaches and without the big city price tag. Please submit your Expression of Interest (EOI) via the Smart Jobs website – https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Enquiries: Margaret Sherry, Nurse Unit Manager (07) 4885 5107
Job Ad Reference: 1508MK192319
Application Kit: (07) 4885 6800 or visit Smart Jobs
CENA Professional Development
CENA offers a variety of professional development opportunities at discounted rates for members.
The CENA Affiliation Program establishes formal links with other emergency nursing and health care organisations to foster relationships that facilitate and enhance the aims and objectives of each organisation.