SD ENA Scholarship Opportunities - Apply Today
The South Dakota ENA State Council is pleased to offer our members an opportunity to receive two $500 scholarships.
Are you a SD ENA State Council members pursing academic and/or professional development opportunities? Apply for a scholarship today. Deadline is September 15th.
Congratulations to our Delegates for EN19!
Sandra Mayou (alternate delegate)
August 8th - Budget Meeting - 1900 Zoom Meeting.
Day on the Hill 2019
Congratulations to Mary Davis, Josie Peters and Kayla Wolff on being chosen to represent South Dakota at Day on the Hill in Washington D. C. in May!
ENA launches TNCC, 8th edition.
Exciting new features, include:
SD House Bill 1126 Signed Into Law
Governor Dennis Daugaard signed HB1126 into law on March 22, 2018! SD ENA has endorsed this bill from its inception. This bill clarifies the aspects of a medical forensic examination and will eliminate victims from receiving bills for their exams.
SD ENA Government Affairs Chair, Sandra Ruesch, testified on behalf of SD ENA and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners. We are so proud of Sandra and all our members who advocate for our patients.
More information on the bill may be found HERE
If you'd like to become more involved with advocacy, please join our Government Affairs Committee. Reach out to Sandra for more information.
SD Emergency Nursing Fall Conference!
SD ENA is hosting a one-day conference October 24th, 2019!
Please visit the Fall Conference page HERE for all the information & to register. Pre-registration is required.
Congratulations to Karen Kaskie on receiving the 2019 ENA Pediatric Readiness Improvement Award!
South Dakota ENA State Council is the recipient of the 2018 ENA State Council Achievement Award!
SD ENA Annual Meeting Minutes
Minutes are now loaded on our website. Access all meeting minutes and reports under the "minutes/reports/bylaws" tab at the top. You will need to register with SD ENA website to access this area. If needed, register today and we will get your access approved ASAP!
SD ENA Members Attend Day on the Hill 2019
SD ENA Members Josie Peters, Mary Davis and Kayla Wolff attended Day on the Hill in Washington D.C in May. Karla Nygren and Kristen Cline were also present as members of the National Board. They were able to meet with Senator John Thune, Representative Dusty Johnson and a staff member of Senator Mike Rounds to discuss Bills supported by the Emergency Nurses Association. Join EN411 to keep up on all the latest information!
2019 SD ENA Committee Chairpersons
The following individuals will serve as your 2019 SD ENA Committee Chairpersons. In the coming weeks we will be updating our "Committees" page with contact information if you'd like to help on any committee. Any amount of time serving on a committee is appreciated.
Trauma: Janee Poppinga
Pediatrics: Nicole Olson
Media: Kara Fonken
Education: Rachel Tinker
Government Affairs: Sandra Ruesch
Injury Prevention: Stefanie Hoffman & Kylee VanDieren
Membership: Karla Nygren
THANK YOU to our 2018 Committee Chairpersons and Committee Members for all your hard work!
Have you experienced workplace violence?
If so, please reach out to us. We are working to start a conversation with our legislators to draft protections for healthcare workers. #StandUp #SilenceNoMore #NursesRise